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, March 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: 88%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||33° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.82 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 29.3"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 16.4"||972.51 mi||west||0° 07' 23.1"||8.46 mi||south||972.29 mi|
|24 hours||12° 33' 11.5"||842.68 mi||east||2° 35' 43.9"||178.47 mi||south||856.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Thu 1:56 AM||549 km||341 miles||296 nm|| NNW|
|Salvador||Thu 1:56 AM||577 km||358 miles||311 nm|| W|
|Recife||Thu 1:56 AM||675 km||420 miles||365 nm|| NNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 1:56 AM||1275 km||792 miles||688 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 1:56 AM||1443 km||897 miles||779 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Thu 1:56 AM||1586 km||985 miles||856 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Thu 1:56 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Thu 1:56 AM||2175 km||1352 miles||1175 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Thu 1:56 AM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Thu 4:56 AM||2968 km||1844 miles||1603 nm|| E|
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