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, February 27, 2013 at 03:36:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||37° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 30.9"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.3"||1003.70 mi||west||0° 11' 44.0"||13.44 mi||south||1003.74 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 35.6"||814.31 mi||east||4° 38' 54.3"||319.42 mi||south||872.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:36 AM||242 km||150 miles||131 nm|| SSW|
|Natal||Wed 12:36 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| SSE|
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 1:36 AM||659 km||410 miles||356 nm|| ESE|
|Recife||Wed 12:36 AM||786 km||489 miles||425 nm|| SSE|
|Belém||Wed 12:36 AM||1176 km||731 miles||635 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Wed 12:36 AM||1251 km||777 miles||675 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Wed 12:36 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:36 AM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| SW|
|Paramaribo||Wed 12:36 AM||2089 km||1298 miles||1128 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:36 AM||2424 km||1506 miles||1309 nm|| SSW|
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