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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:46:00 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: 80%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.86 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 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' 27.9"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.10 mi||south||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 55.3"||959.14 mi||west||0° 05' 26.4"||6.24 mi||south||958.93 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 12.0"||866.65 mi||east||1° 43' 36.8"||118.76 mi||south||870.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 4:46 AM||1346 km||837 miles||727 nm|| E|
|Recife||Fri 1:46 AM||2031 km||1262 miles||1097 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Fri 1:46 AM||2209 km||1372 miles||1193 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:46 AM||2632 km||1636 miles||1421 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Fri 4:46 AM||2662 km||1654 miles||1438 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 1:46 AM||2698 km||1677 miles||1457 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Fri 4:46 AM||2827 km||1757 miles||1526 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Fri 4:46 AM||2887 km||1794 miles||1559 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Fri 4:46 AM||2928 km||1820 miles||1581 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 4:46 AM||2958 km||1838 miles||1597 nm|| NNE|
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