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, October 12, 2013 at 20:00:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.08 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 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' 26.8"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 55.4"||966.42 mi||west||0° 07' 55.6"||9.08 mi||north||966.75 mi|
|24 hours||13° 00' 11.5"||869.76 mi||east||3° 32' 27.9"||243.44 mi||north||909.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 8:00 PM||1496 km||930 miles||808 nm|| E|
|Recife||Sat 5:00 PM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sat 5:00 PM||2050 km||1274 miles||1107 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:00 PM||2413 km||1500 miles||1303 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Sat 8:00 PM||2528 km||1571 miles||1365 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 5:00 PM||2640 km||1640 miles||1425 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Sat 8:00 PM||2669 km||1658 miles||1441 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 8:00 PM||2765 km||1718 miles||1493 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Sat 8:00 PM||2812 km||1747 miles||1518 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 8:00 PM||2866 km||1781 miles||1547 nm|| NE|
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