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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12:14:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 22.3"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 20.5"||937.44 mi||west||0° 01' 09.8"||1.34 mi||north||937.50 mi|
|24 hours||15° 04' 01.4"||982.72 mi||east||1° 08' 20.3"||78.34 mi||north||989.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 12:14 PM||1333 km||829 miles||720 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Tue 9:14 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Tue 9:14 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:14 AM||2667 km||1657 miles||1440 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:14 AM||2856 km||1774 miles||1542 nm|| NW|
|Monrovia||Tue 12:14 PM||2952 km||1834 miles||1594 nm|| NNE|
|São Paulo *||Tue 10:14 AM||3023 km||1878 miles||1632 nm|| WSW|
|Abidjan||Tue 12:14 PM||3127 km||1943 miles||1688 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 12:14 PM||3131 km||1946 miles||1691 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 12:14 PM||3213 km||1996 miles||1735 nm|| NNE|
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