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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 19:36:00 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||39° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.51 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.1 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' 32.4"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.1"||994.29 mi||west||0° 10' 09.6"||11.64 mi||north||994.13 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 51.1"||751.99 mi||east||3° 48' 31.4"||261.80 mi||north||792.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 4:36 PM||1383 km||859 miles||747 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Thu 4:36 PM||1481 km||920 miles||800 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Thu 4:36 PM||1504 km||935 miles||812 nm|| SW|
|Paramaribo||Thu 4:36 PM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| W|
|Praia||Thu 6:36 PM||1869 km||1161 miles||1009 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 4:36 PM||1929 km||1199 miles||1041 nm|| SSE|
|Georgetown||Thu 3:36 PM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm|| W|
|Bridgetown||Thu 3:36 PM||2253 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Thu 4:36 PM||2401 km||1492 miles||1296 nm|| S|
|Castries||Thu 3:36 PM||2418 km||1502 miles||1305 nm|| WNW|
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