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 11:30:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 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' 24.6"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 41.3"||960.33 mi||west||0° 07' 19.6"||8.40 mi||north||960.65 mi|
|24 hours||13° 59' 20.4"||932.19 mi||east||3° 24' 07.7"||233.90 mi||north||968.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 8:30 AM||949 km||590 miles||512 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Wed 8:30 AM||977 km||607 miles||528 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 8:30 AM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 8:30 AM||1604 km||997 miles||866 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Wed 8:30 AM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Wed 8:30 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Wed 8:30 AM||2552 km||1586 miles||1378 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Wed 11:30 AM||2613 km||1623 miles||1411 nm|| E|
|Asuncion *||Wed 8:30 AM||3059 km||1901 miles||1652 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 11:30 AM||3224 km||2003 miles||1741 nm|| NE|
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