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, March 12, 2013 at 14:34:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 06' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.94 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 31.3"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 19.2"||1001.99 mi||west||0° 11' 16.9"||12.92 mi||north||1001.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 26.8"||788.25 mi||east||4° 20' 09.9"||297.98 mi||north||839.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Tue 12:34 PM||964 km||599 miles||521 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Tue 1:34 PM||1338 km||831 miles||722 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 11:34 AM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Tue 11:34 AM||1500 km||932 miles||810 nm|| SSW|
|Bissau||Tue 2:34 PM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Tue 2:34 PM||1711 km||1063 miles||924 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Tue 2:34 PM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Tue 2:34 PM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Tue 2:34 PM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| ENE|
|Monrovia||Tue 2:34 PM||2030 km||1262 miles||1096 nm|| E|
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