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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:44:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||15° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 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' 25.5"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.9"||952.79 mi||west||0° 07' 20.1"||8.41 mi||south||952.51 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 14.1"||934.84 mi||east||2° 24' 05.3"||165.18 mi||south||943.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 8:44 AM||1045 km||649 miles||564 nm|| E|
|Recife||Mon 5:44 AM||2345 km||1457 miles||1266 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 5:44 AM||2525 km||1569 miles||1363 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Mon 8:44 AM||2661 km||1654 miles||1437 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Mon 8:44 AM||2798 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 8:44 AM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 8:44 AM||2892 km||1797 miles||1561 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 5:44 AM||2941 km||1827 miles||1588 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 6:44 AM||2966 km||1843 miles||1602 nm|| WSW|
|Conakry||Mon 8:44 AM||2972 km||1846 miles||1605 nm|| N|
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