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 12:40:00 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 29.8"||976.11 mi||west||0° 09' 46.0"||11.19 mi||north||976.47 mi|
|24 hours||13° 37' 00.8"||921.44 mi||east||4° 13' 52.2"||290.82 mi||north||972.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Thu 9:40 AM||399 km||248 miles||215 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Thu 9:40 AM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm|| NNW|
|Salvador||Thu 9:40 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm|| W|
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 10:40 AM||897 km||557 miles||484 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Thu 9:40 AM||1103 km||685 miles||595 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 9:40 AM||1629 km||1012 miles||880 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Thu 9:40 AM||1668 km||1036 miles||900 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Thu 9:40 AM||1933 km||1201 miles||1044 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Thu 9:40 AM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm|| WNW|
|Cayenne||Thu 9:40 AM||2847 km||1769 miles||1537 nm|| NW|
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