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 07:48:00 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||39° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 04.3"||1000.26 mi||west||0° 11' 31.3"||13.20 mi||south||1000.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 06.9"||815.44 mi||east||4° 30' 16.9"||309.58 mi||south||868.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sobral||Fri 4:48 AM||173 km||108 miles||94 nm|| NNW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 4:48 AM||189 km||118 miles||102 nm|| NE|
|Juàzeiro do Norte||Fri 4:48 AM||227 km||141 miles||123 nm|| S|
|Natal||Fri 4:48 AM||487 km||302 miles||263 nm|| E|
|Recife||Fri 4:48 AM||616 km||383 miles||332 nm|| ESE|
|Maceió||Fri 4:48 AM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm|| SE|
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 5:48 AM||808 km||502 miles||436 nm|| E|
|Salvador||Fri 4:48 AM||875 km||544 miles||473 nm|| S|
|Belém||Fri 4:48 AM||1068 km||664 miles||577 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 5:48 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm|| SW|
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