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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||36° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 57.3"||1005.03 mi||west||0° 11' 31.4"||13.20 mi||south||1005.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 18' 46.3"||782.36 mi||east||4° 38' 09.0"||318.54 mi||south||844.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Wed 1:46 AM||622 km||387 miles||336 nm|| SSW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 2:46 AM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm|| SE|
|Recife||Wed 1:46 AM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm|| S|
|Belém||Wed 1:46 AM||1402 km||871 miles||757 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 1:46 AM||1602 km||996 miles||865 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Wed 1:46 AM||1837 km||1141 miles||992 nm|| WNW|
|Praia||Wed 3:46 AM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| NE|
|Paramaribo||Wed 1:46 AM||2164 km||1345 miles||1169 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 2:46 AM||2290 km||1423 miles||1236 nm|| SSW|
|Georgetown||Wed 12:46 AM||2512 km||1561 miles||1356 nm|| WNW|
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