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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 04:46:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 55' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.30 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 32.4"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||south||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.3"||993.81 mi||west||0° 10' 12.0"||11.68 mi||south||994.11 mi|
|24 hours||10° 58' 56.3"||750.58 mi||east||4° 15' 58.5"||293.19 mi||south||809.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Tue 3:46 AM||886 km||550 miles||478 nm|| NE|
|Mindelo||Tue 3:46 AM||979 km||608 miles||529 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Tue 4:46 AM||1402 km||871 miles||757 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Tue 4:46 AM||1436 km||892 miles||775 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 4:46 AM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Tue 4:46 AM||1670 km||1037 miles||902 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Tue 4:46 AM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 4:46 AM||1726 km||1073 miles||932 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 1:46 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Tue 1:46 AM||1995 km||1239 miles||1077 nm|| SSW|
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