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 12:30:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 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' 12.4"||951.05 mi||west||0° 06' 07.8"||7.03 mi||north||951.34 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 16.3"||962.13 mi||east||3° 00' 17.6"||206.63 mi||north||991.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Wed 9:30 AM||1404 km||872 miles||758 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:30 AM||1438 km||894 miles||777 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:30 AM||1927 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:30 AM||2035 km||1264 miles||1099 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Wed 12:30 PM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| E|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:30 AM||2285 km||1420 miles||1234 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:30 AM||2360 km||1467 miles||1275 nm|| W|
|Belém||Wed 9:30 AM||3029 km||1882 miles||1636 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:30 PM||3075 km||1911 miles||1661 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:30 PM||3155 km||1960 miles||1703 nm|| NNE|
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