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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||15° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 30.6"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 38.4"||983.08 mi||west||0° 08' 30.4"||9.75 mi||south||982.88 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 44.4"||814.98 mi||east||3° 07' 56.2"||215.34 mi||south||838.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 4:56 AM||1176 km||731 miles||635 nm|| ESE|
|Monrovia||Thu 4:56 AM||2061 km||1280 miles||1113 nm|| NNE|
|Recife||Thu 1:56 AM||2141 km||1331 miles||1156 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Thu 4:56 AM||2245 km||1395 miles||1212 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Thu 4:56 AM||2280 km||1417 miles||1231 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 4:56 AM||2347 km||1458 miles||1267 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Thu 4:56 AM||2352 km||1461 miles||1270 nm|| N|
|Salvador||Thu 1:56 AM||2483 km||1543 miles||1341 nm|| W|
|Accra||Thu 4:56 AM||2562 km||1592 miles||1383 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Thu 4:56 AM||2602 km||1617 miles||1405 nm|| N|
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