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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 22:00:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.15 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 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' 23.8"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 54.5"||944.13 mi||west||0° 04' 42.3"||5.40 mi||north||944.36 mi|
|24 hours||14° 18' 23.1"||938.10 mi||east||2° 27' 48.8"||169.43 mi||north||959.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 10:00 PM||1004 km||624 miles||542 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sat 7:00 PM||2467 km||1533 miles||1332 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sat 7:00 PM||2616 km||1625 miles||1412 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sat 10:00 PM||2788 km||1733 miles||1506 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sat 10:00 PM||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 7:00 PM||2996 km||1861 miles||1617 nm|| WSW|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 10:00 PM||2996 km||1862 miles||1618 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 10:00 PM||2999 km||1864 miles||1619 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Sat 7:00 PM||3070 km||1908 miles||1658 nm|| WNW|
|Conakry||Sat 10:00 PM||3110 km||1932 miles||1679 nm|| N|
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