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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:56:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 00' ||North|
|Longitude: ||35° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 08.0"||1000.00 mi||west||0° 10' 56.2"||12.53 mi||south||1000.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 58.5"||768.21 mi||east||4° 30' 05.4"||309.32 mi||south||830.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:56 AM||1140 km||708 miles||616 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Tue 12:56 AM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm|| S|
|Praia||Tue 2:56 AM||1618 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Tue 12:56 AM||1686 km||1047 miles||910 nm|| WSW|
|Cayenne||Tue 12:56 AM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Tue 12:56 AM||2128 km||1322 miles||1149 nm|| S|
|Dakar||Tue 3:56 AM||2173 km||1350 miles||1173 nm|| ENE|
|Paramaribo||Tue 12:56 AM||2205 km||1370 miles||1191 nm|| W|
|Banjul||Tue 3:56 AM||2207 km||1371 miles||1192 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 3:56 AM||2257 km||1402 miles||1219 nm|| ENE|
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