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 16, 2013 at 18:34:00 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: 29%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||35° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 32.0"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 05.3"||1002.72 mi||west||0° 11' 15.2"||12.89 mi||north||1002.68 mi|
|24 hours||11° 04' 30.1"||764.04 mi||east||4° 18' 50.1"||296.46 mi||north||816.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Wed 3:34 PM||946 km||588 miles||511 nm|| SSW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 4:34 PM||964 km||599 miles||520 nm|| SSE|
|Recife||Wed 3:34 PM||1366 km||849 miles||737 nm|| S|
|Belém||Wed 3:34 PM||1572 km||977 miles||849 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Wed 5:34 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| NE|
|Cayenne||Wed 3:34 PM||1866 km||1160 miles||1008 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Wed 3:34 PM||1930 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| S|
|Paramaribo||Wed 3:34 PM||2185 km||1357 miles||1180 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Wed 6:34 PM||2296 km||1426 miles||1240 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Wed 6:34 PM||2319 km||1441 miles||1252 nm|| ENE|
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