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 29, 2014 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 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' 23.2"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 11.9"||950.90 mi||west||0° 06' 05.8"||6.99 mi||north||951.19 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 31.4"||962.27 mi||east||2° 59' 33.2"||205.78 mi||north||991.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Wed 9:14 AM||1723 km||1071 miles||930 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Wed 12:14 PM||1740 km||1081 miles||940 nm|| E|
|Salvador||Wed 9:14 AM||1834 km||1140 miles||990 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:14 AM||2307 km||1433 miles||1246 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:14 AM||2344 km||1456 miles||1266 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:14 AM||2666 km||1656 miles||1439 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:14 AM||2769 km||1720 miles||1495 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:14 PM||2874 km||1786 miles||1552 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:14 PM||2996 km||1862 miles||1618 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Wed 12:14 PM||3088 km||1919 miles||1667 nm|| NNE|
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