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 07:58:00 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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||42° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 03.8"||1000.20 mi||west||0° 11' 31.2"||13.19 mi||south||1000.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 21.4"||815.68 mi||east||4° 30' 10.5"||309.46 mi||south||868.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Teresina||Fri 4:58 AM||83 km||52 miles||45 nm|| W|
|Sobral||Fri 4:58 AM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm|| NE|
|Parnaíba||Fri 4:58 AM||244 km||152 miles||132 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Fri 4:58 AM||412 km||256 miles||222 nm|| ENE|
|Belém||Fri 4:58 AM||828 km||514 miles||447 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Fri 4:58 AM||853 km||530 miles||460 nm|| ESE|
|Salvador||Fri 4:58 AM||946 km||588 miles||511 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Fri 5:58 AM||1340 km||832 miles||723 nm|| SSW|
|Cayenne||Fri 4:58 AM||1601 km||995 miles||864 nm|| NW|
|Paramaribo||Fri 4:58 AM||1900 km||1181 miles||1026 nm|| NW|
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