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 20:30:00 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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 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||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 56.9"||966.74 mi||west||0° 07' 58.1"||9.13 mi||north||967.07 mi|
|24 hours||12° 59' 36.1"||869.37 mi||east||3° 33' 22.7"||244.49 mi||north||909.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sat 5:30 PM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sat 5:30 PM||1275 km||792 miles||688 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:30 PM||1771 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 5:30 PM||1948 km||1210 miles||1052 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 5:30 PM||2264 km||1407 miles||1222 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:30 PM||2270 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| E|
|São Paulo||Sat 5:30 PM||2298 km||1428 miles||1241 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sat 5:30 PM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Sat 8:30 PM||2923 km||1816 miles||1578 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Sat 8:30 PM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm|| NNE|
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