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 Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 07:46:00 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: 58%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 07:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.39 meters/second, 1488.2 km/hour, 924.7 miles/hour or 803.6 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' 24.5"||15.41 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||south||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 38.0"||924.46 mi||west||0° 00' 50.5"||0.96 mi||south||924.42 mi|
|24 hours||13° 58' 52.2"||896.94 mi||east||0° 19' 06.2"||21.91 mi||north||898.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Wed 4:46 AM||518 km||322 miles||280 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 4:46 AM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Wed 4:46 AM||1041 km||647 miles||562 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Wed 4:46 AM||1137 km||706 miles||614 nm|| W|
|Brasilia||Wed 4:46 AM||1455 km||904 miles||786 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Wed 4:46 AM||1539 km||956 miles||831 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Wed 4:46 AM||2041 km||1269 miles||1102 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Wed 4:46 AM||2266 km||1408 miles||1224 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Wed 4:46 AM||2456 km||1526 miles||1326 nm|| SW|
|Buenos Aires||Wed 4:46 AM||2619 km||1627 miles||1414 nm|| SW|
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