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 Friday, August 23, 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 23, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 22' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 29.7"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 44.4"||1001.89 mi||west||0° 11' 41.9"||13.40 mi||north||1001.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 53.0"||828.11 mi||east||4° 30' 47.3"||310.13 mi||north||882.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 2:00 AM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm|| SSE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:00 AM||789 km||490 miles||426 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Fri 1:00 AM||1158 km||720 miles||625 nm|| S|
|Belém||Fri 1:00 AM||1565 km||972 miles||845 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Fri 1:00 AM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Fri 3:00 AM||1871 km||1163 miles||1010 nm|| NE|
|Cayenne||Fri 1:00 AM||1952 km||1213 miles||1054 nm|| W|
|Paramaribo||Fri 1:00 AM||2277 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Fri 4:00 AM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Fri 4:00 AM||2364 km||1469 miles||1277 nm|| ENE|
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