Download active fire products from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) (MCD14DL) and Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) 375 m (VNP14IMGTDL_NRT and VJ114IMGTDL_NRT) for the last 24 and 48 hours and for the last 7 days in shapefile, KML, WMS, or text file formats. VIIRS data complement MODIS fire detections, but the improved spatial resolution of the 375 m data provides a greater response over fires covering relatively small areas. Read more about VIIRS.
Data older than seven days can be obtained using the Archive Download Tool. NRT data are replaced with data extracted from the standard MODIS and VIIRS active fire products. Users intending to perform scientific analysis are advised to download the standard (science quality) data.
- MODIS C61 is available from November 2000 (for Terra) and from July 2002 (for Aqua) to the present.
- VIIRS 375 m data are currently available from 20 January 2012 to the present.
- SHP, KML and TXT Files
Download the most recent SHP, KML and TXT Files
For data older than 7 days, use the Archive Download.
Users can also access daily text files for the last two months via HTTPS: https://nrt4.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/archive/FIRMS
- Register for an Earthdata Login to start downloading data
- Global Fire Maps