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 11, 2013 at 12:44:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.84 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 821.9 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' 23.7"||15.77 mi||west||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||north||15.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 45.1"||945.69 mi||west||0° 06' 43.5"||7.71 mi||north||946.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 24.0"||929.99 mi||east||3° 13' 10.5"||221.41 mi||north||963.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 12:44 PM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Fri 9:44 AM||2510 km||1559 miles||1355 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Fri 12:44 PM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Fri 12:44 PM||2837 km||1763 miles||1532 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 12:44 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1588 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 12:44 PM||2961 km||1840 miles||1599 nm|| N|
|Accra||Fri 12:44 PM||3047 km||1893 miles||1645 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 10:44 AM||3065 km||1904 miles||1655 nm|| WSW|
|Conakry||Fri 12:44 PM||3073 km||1910 miles||1659 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Fri 12:44 PM||3076 km||1911 miles||1661 nm|| NE|
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