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, August 21, 2013 at 01:54:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 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' 27.5"||16.53 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 31.7"||991.49 mi||west||0° 11' 33.9"||13.25 mi||north||991.80 mi|
|24 hours||12° 44' 51.1"||874.15 mi||east||4° 44' 41.3"||326.06 mi||north||936.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Tue 11:54 PM||514 km||319 miles||278 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Tue 10:54 PM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm|| W|
|Natal||Tue 10:54 PM||659 km||410 miles||356 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 10:54 PM||1084 km||674 miles||586 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Tue 10:54 PM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Tue 10:54 PM||2192 km||1362 miles||1184 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Tue 10:54 PM||2205 km||1370 miles||1190 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 10:54 PM||2242 km||1393 miles||1211 nm|| SW|
|Freetown||Wed 1:54 AM||2537 km||1576 miles||1370 nm|| NE|
|São Paulo||Tue 10:54 PM||2541 km||1579 miles||1372 nm|| SW|
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