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 04:56:00 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: 80%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||20° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.82 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.2 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' 54.7"||959.05 mi||west||0° 05' 25.5"||6.22 mi||south||958.85 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 24.0"||866.81 mi||east||1° 43' 12.5"||118.30 mi||south||870.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 4:56 AM||1604 km||996 miles||866 nm|| E|
|Recife||Fri 1:56 AM||1804 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Fri 1:56 AM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:56 AM||2416 km||1501 miles||1304 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 1:56 AM||2456 km||1526 miles||1326 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Fri 4:56 AM||2758 km||1714 miles||1489 nm|| NNE|
|São Paulo||Fri 1:56 AM||2815 km||1749 miles||1520 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Fri 4:56 AM||2893 km||1797 miles||1562 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Fri 1:56 AM||2905 km||1805 miles||1569 nm|| W|
|Conakry||Fri 4:56 AM||2987 km||1856 miles||1613 nm|| NNE|
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