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, April 9, 2013 at 13:14:00 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, April 9, 2013 at 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 31.8"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 46.3"||998.02 mi||west||0° 10' 31.3"||12.05 mi||north||997.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 18' 33.2"||776.84 mi||east||3° 59' 43.3"||274.60 mi||north||820.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Tue 12:14 PM||1075 km||668 miles||580 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Tue 1:14 PM||1529 km||950 miles||825 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Tue 1:14 PM||1540 km||957 miles||832 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 1:14 PM||1569 km||975 miles||847 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 10:14 AM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm|| SW|
|Conakry||Tue 1:14 PM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Tue 1:14 PM||1742 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| E|
|Recife||Tue 10:14 AM||1775 km||1103 miles||959 nm|| SSW|
|Nouakchott||Tue 1:14 PM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Tue 1:14 PM||2005 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| E|
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