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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 02:44:00 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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||28° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 28.8"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 46.8"||1000.56 mi||west||0° 12' 02.7"||13.79 mi||north||1000.74 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 03.1"||850.01 mi||east||4° 46' 52.8"||328.54 mi||north||911.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 12:44 AM||416 km||258 miles||225 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Wed 11:44 PM||897 km||557 miles||484 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 11:44 PM||1085 km||674 miles||586 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Wed 11:44 PM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm|| SW|
|Praia||Thu 1:44 AM||2032 km||1262 miles||1097 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 2:44 AM||2130 km||1323 miles||1150 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Thu 2:44 AM||2155 km||1339 miles||1163 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Thu 2:44 AM||2178 km||1353 miles||1176 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Wed 11:44 PM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm|| W|
|Banjul||Thu 2:44 AM||2241 km||1392 miles||1210 nm|| NE|
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