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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:26:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||39° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.50 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 22.5"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 26.6"||929.19 mi||west||0° 00' 21.7"||0.42 mi||south||929.17 mi|
|24 hours||15° 02' 23.0"||972.19 mi||east||0° 34' 02.2"||39.03 mi||north||974.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Wed 10:26 AM||95 km||59 miles||51 nm|| NW|
|Campos *||Wed 10:26 AM||196 km||122 miles||106 nm|| WSW|
|Niterói *||Wed 10:26 AM||421 km||261 miles||227 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:26 AM||432 km||269 miles||233 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Wed 10:26 AM||460 km||286 miles||248 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:26 AM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:26 AM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:26 AM||1035 km||643 miles||559 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Wed 9:26 AM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:26 AM||1897 km||1179 miles||1025 nm|| N|
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