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, February 5, 2013 at 08:44:00 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: 30%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.63 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.2 miles/hour or 811.8 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' 24.3"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 15.7"||933.94 mi||west||0° 02' 08.2"||2.45 mi||south||933.84 mi|
|24 hours||14° 25' 11.4"||934.95 mi||east||0° 12' 27.9"||14.30 mi||south||934.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 8:44 AM||1417 km||881 miles||765 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Tue 5:44 AM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Tue 5:44 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 6:44 AM||2590 km||1610 miles||1399 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 5:44 AM||2872 km||1784 miles||1551 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Tue 6:44 AM||2945 km||1830 miles||1590 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Tue 8:44 AM||3067 km||1906 miles||1656 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia *||Tue 6:44 AM||3171 km||1970 miles||1712 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Tue 8:44 AM||3244 km||2016 miles||1751 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Tue 8:44 AM||3245 km||2016 miles||1752 nm|| NNE|
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