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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 13:14:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 22.5"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 32.5"||944.47 mi||west||0° 04' 46.5"||5.48 mi||north||944.71 mi|
|24 hours||14° 47' 07.1"||971.37 mi||east||2° 30' 35.0"||172.60 mi||north||993.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 1:14 PM||1232 km||766 miles||665 nm|| E|
|Recife||Wed 10:14 AM||2234 km||1388 miles||1206 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Wed 10:14 AM||2370 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 11:14 AM||2770 km||1721 miles||1496 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 1:14 PM||2803 km||1741 miles||1513 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 10:14 AM||2842 km||1766 miles||1535 nm|| WNW|
|Abidjan||Wed 1:14 PM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 1:14 PM||2987 km||1856 miles||1613 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 1:14 PM||3060 km||1901 miles||1652 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Wed 1:14 PM||3092 km||1921 miles||1670 nm|| N|
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