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 Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 06:38:00 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: 63%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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' 29.3"||16.53 mi||west||0° 00' 12.5"||0.24 mi||south||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 19.0"||991.94 mi||west||0° 12' 33.6"||14.39 mi||south||991.78 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 49.1"||855.59 mi||east||4° 46' 50.4"||328.60 mi||south||910.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 4:38 AM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Sun 3:38 AM||923 km||574 miles||499 nm|| W|
|Salvador *||Sun 4:38 AM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:38 AM||1426 km||886 miles||770 nm|| WNW|
|Freetown||Sun 6:38 AM||2364 km||1469 miles||1276 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:38 AM||2372 km||1474 miles||1281 nm|| NE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:38 AM||2415 km||1501 miles||1304 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:38 AM||2415 km||1501 miles||1304 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Sun 6:38 AM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| NE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:38 AM||2471 km||1536 miles||1334 nm|| WSW|
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