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 Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:48:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||43° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.22 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 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' 27.0"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 03.0"||991.36 mi||west||0° 11' 19.3"||12.97 mi||north||991.23 mi|
|24 hours||13° 30' 11.5"||926.36 mi||east||4° 18' 47.6"||296.46 mi||north||967.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cayenne||Tue 9:48 AM||961 km||597 miles||519 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Tue 9:48 AM||1096 km||681 miles||592 nm|| SSW|
|Paramaribo||Tue 9:48 AM||1247 km||775 miles||673 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:48 AM||1371 km||852 miles||741 nm|| SSE|
|Georgetown||Tue 8:48 AM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| W|
|Bridgetown||Tue 8:48 AM||1824 km||1133 miles||985 nm|| WNW|
|Port of Spain||Tue 8:48 AM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Tue 9:48 AM||1984 km||1233 miles||1071 nm|| SSE|
|Kingstown||Tue 8:48 AM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| WNW|
|Castries||Tue 8:48 AM||1997 km||1241 miles||1078 nm|| WNW|
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