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 08:58:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||44° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.62 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.4 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"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||south||16.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 31.5"||987.75 mi||west||0° 10' 49.3"||12.40 mi||south||987.56 mi|
|24 hours||12° 32' 40.1"||855.02 mi||east||4° 05' 27.7"||281.23 mi||south||894.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brasilia *||Sat 6:58 AM||745 km||463 miles||402 nm|| SSW|
|Salvador||Sat 5:58 AM||758 km||471 miles||409 nm|| ESE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:58 AM||952 km||592 miles||514 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Sat 5:58 AM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm|| NNW|
|Recife||Sat 5:58 AM||1093 km||679 miles||590 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 6:58 AM||1461 km||908 miles||789 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Sat 6:58 AM||1533 km||952 miles||828 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Sat 5:58 AM||1842 km||1145 miles||995 nm|| NNW|
|Manaus||Sat 4:58 AM||1853 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| WNW|
|Paramaribo||Sat 5:58 AM||2087 km||1297 miles||1127 nm|| NW|
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