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, February 26, 2014 at 11:14:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.30 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 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' 24.6"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 40.8"||960.18 mi||west||0° 07' 17.8"||8.36 mi||north||960.50 mi|
|24 hours||13° 59' 32.4"||932.27 mi||east||3° 23' 29.9"||233.18 mi||north||967.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Wed 8:14 AM||1253 km||779 miles||677 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Wed 8:14 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Wed 8:14 AM||1882 km||1169 miles||1016 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 8:14 AM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Wed 11:14 AM||2201 km||1368 miles||1189 nm|| E|
|São Paulo||Wed 8:14 AM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Wed 8:14 AM||2316 km||1439 miles||1251 nm|| W|
|Belém||Wed 8:14 AM||2899 km||1801 miles||1565 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Wed 11:14 AM||2964 km||1842 miles||1601 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Wed 11:14 AM||3028 km||1882 miles||1635 nm|| NNE|
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