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 30, 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: 91%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 58.0"||1004.97 mi||west||0° 11' 30.8"||13.18 mi||south||1005.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 18' 18.6"||781.78 mi||east||4° 38' 05.8"||318.48 mi||south||844.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Freetown||Wed 3:56 AM||1429 km||888 miles||772 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 3:56 AM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Wed 3:56 AM||1481 km||920 miles||800 nm|| NE|
|Praia||Wed 2:56 AM||1485 km||923 miles||802 nm|| N|
|Banjul||Wed 3:56 AM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Wed 3:56 AM||1568 km||974 miles||846 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Wed 12:56 AM||1601 km||995 miles||865 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Wed 3:56 AM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:56 AM||1714 km||1065 miles||926 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Wed 3:56 AM||2037 km||1266 miles||1100 nm|| NNE|
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