Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||33° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.39 meters/second, 1621.4 km/hour, 1007.5 miles/hour or 875.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 33.8"||16.79 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 52.3"||1007.49 mi||west||0° 11' 31.9"||13.21 mi||north||1007.56 mi|
|24 hours||10° 24' 40.2"||720.18 mi||east||4° 32' 43.5"||312.33 mi||north||784.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 11:28 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm|| SSE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 10:28 AM||742 km||461 miles||400 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Wed 10:28 AM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm|| S|
|Salvador||Wed 10:28 AM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm|| SSW|
|Belém||Wed 10:28 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| W|
|Praia||Wed 12:28 PM||1937 km||1203 miles||1046 nm|| NNE|
|Cayenne||Wed 10:28 AM||2172 km||1349 miles||1173 nm|| WNW|
|Bissau||Wed 1:28 PM||2336 km||1452 miles||1261 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Wed 1:28 PM||2346 km||1458 miles||1267 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Wed 1:28 PM||2358 km||1465 miles||1273 nm|| NE|
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