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, July 24, 2013 at 04:00:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||40° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.1 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' 26.8"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 49.7"||985.09 mi||west||0° 11' 12.6"||12.84 mi||north||985.44 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 27.8"||882.41 mi||east||4° 39' 21.5"||319.98 mi||north||943.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 1:00 AM||414 km||257 miles||224 nm|| SSE|
|Maceió||Wed 1:00 AM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm|| E|
|Recife||Wed 1:00 AM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 1:00 AM||688 km||427 miles||371 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Wed 1:00 AM||1058 km||658 miles||571 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Wed 1:00 AM||1282 km||797 miles||692 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 1:00 AM||1498 km||931 miles||809 nm|| S|
|São Paulo||Wed 1:00 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| SSW|
|Cayenne||Wed 1:00 AM||2095 km||1302 miles||1131 nm|| NW|
|Manaus||Midnight Tue-Wed||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm|| WNW|
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