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 15:14:00 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 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 19.8"||1001.84 mi||west||0° 11' 15.6"||12.90 mi||north||1001.80 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 18.7"||787.97 mi||east||4° 19' 29.9"||297.22 mi||north||839.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:14 PM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| S|
|Belém||Tue 12:14 PM||1259 km||783 miles||680 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Tue 12:14 PM||1427 km||887 miles||771 nm|| SSE|
|Cayenne||Tue 12:14 PM||1518 km||943 miles||819 nm|| W|
|Paramaribo||Tue 12:14 PM||1837 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Tue 12:14 PM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| S|
|Praia||Tue 2:14 PM||2038 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| NE|
|Georgetown||Tue 11:14 AM||2178 km||1353 miles||1176 nm|| W|
|Brasilia||Tue 12:14 PM||2436 km||1514 miles||1316 nm|| SSW|
|Bridgetown||Tue 11:14 AM||2503 km||1555 miles||1351 nm|| WNW|
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