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 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 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: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||34° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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' 27.0"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 08.5"||985.96 mi||west||0° 10' 21.1"||11.86 mi||north||986.27 mi|
|24 hours||13° 00' 36.5"||887.58 mi||east||4° 22' 18.0"||300.44 mi||north||941.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Thu 8:30 AM||134 km||83 miles||72 nm|| W|
|Recife||Thu 8:30 AM||164 km||102 miles||88 nm|| NNW|
|Caruaru||Thu 8:30 AM||209 km||130 miles||113 nm|| NW|
|Garanhuns||Thu 8:30 AM||226 km||140 miles||122 nm|| WNW|
|Natal||Thu 8:30 AM||424 km||264 miles||229 nm|| N|
|Salvador||Thu 8:30 AM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| SW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 9:30 AM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 8:30 AM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Thu 8:30 AM||1607 km||999 miles||868 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 8:30 AM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| SSW|
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