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 27, 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: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 25.4"||16.27 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.27 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 29.5"||976.01 mi||west||0° 09' 45.2"||11.17 mi||north||976.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 37' 10.5"||921.53 mi||east||4° 13' 36.6"||290.52 mi||north||972.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Thu 9:30 AM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 9:30 AM||643 km||400 miles||347 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Thu 9:30 AM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| W|
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 10:30 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm|| NNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 9:30 AM||1273 km||791 miles||687 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 9:30 AM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Thu 9:30 AM||1919 km||1193 miles||1036 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Thu 9:30 AM||2128 km||1322 miles||1149 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Thu 9:30 AM||2299 km||1429 miles||1242 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Thu 12:30 PM||2715 km||1687 miles||1466 nm|| ESE|
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