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, April 18, 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||37° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.97 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 26.3"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 22.3"||950.42 mi||west||0° 03' 41.1"||4.23 mi||south||950.26 mi|
|24 hours||13° 36' 53.3"||896.16 mi||east||0° 57' 02.4"||65.39 mi||south||896.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Fri 1:56 AM||379 km||236 miles||205 nm|| SW|
|Salvador||Fri 1:56 AM||554 km||345 miles||299 nm|| N|
|Belo Horizonte||Fri 1:56 AM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 1:56 AM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Fri 1:56 AM||1103 km||686 miles||596 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Fri 1:56 AM||1114 km||692 miles||601 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Fri 1:56 AM||1131 km||703 miles||611 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:56 AM||1571 km||976 miles||848 nm|| N|
|Belém||Fri 1:56 AM||2167 km||1346 miles||1170 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion||Fri 12:56 AM||2209 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| WSW|
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