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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:40:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 31.1"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 07.7"||1000.66 mi||west||0° 11' 32.3"||13.21 mi||south||1000.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 28.7"||813.83 mi||east||4° 30' 59.3"||310.39 mi||south||867.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Fri 3:40 AM||1346 km||836 miles||727 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:40 AM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Fri 6:40 AM||1845 km||1147 miles||996 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Fri 6:40 AM||1849 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| NE|
|Salvador||Fri 3:40 AM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| WSW|
|Conakry||Fri 6:40 AM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Fri 6:40 AM||2035 km||1264 miles||1099 nm|| NNE|
|Banjul||Fri 6:40 AM||2156 km||1340 miles||1164 nm|| NNE|
|Praia||Fri 5:40 AM||2193 km||1363 miles||1184 nm|| N|
|Dakar||Fri 6:40 AM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm|| NNE|
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