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, August 20, 2013 at 00:44:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 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' 26.1"||16.27 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.27 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 05.5"||976.22 mi||west||0° 10' 09.0"||11.63 mi||north||976.60 mi|
|24 hours||13° 17' 54.1"||899.37 mi||east||4° 21' 05.5"||299.10 mi||north||953.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 9:44 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 9:44 PM||1360 km||845 miles||734 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:44 PM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Mon 9:44 PM||2179 km||1354 miles||1177 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:44 AM||2229 km||1385 miles||1204 nm|| ESE|
|Brasilia||Mon 9:44 PM||2398 km||1490 miles||1295 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Mon 9:44 PM||2521 km||1567 miles||1361 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Tue 12:44 AM||2645 km||1644 miles||1428 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Tue 12:44 AM||2683 km||1667 miles||1449 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Mon 9:44 PM||2749 km||1708 miles||1484 nm|| WNW|
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