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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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' 29.5"||16.47 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 35.0"||988.26 mi||west||0° 10' 51.4"||12.44 mi||south||988.07 mi|
|24 hours||12° 31' 05.5"||853.62 mi||east||4° 06' 34.7"||282.50 mi||south||893.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sat 5:08 AM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| NW|
|Maceió||Sat 5:08 AM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm|| W|
|Natal||Sat 5:08 AM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm|| NW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sat 6:08 AM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| N|
|Salvador||Sat 5:08 AM||738 km||459 miles||398 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:08 AM||933 km||580 miles||504 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 6:08 AM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 6:08 AM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Sat 5:08 AM||1982 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 6:08 AM||2142 km||1331 miles||1156 nm|| SW|
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