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 22, 2012 at 14:36:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||39° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 34.0"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 00.5"||1003.63 mi||west||0° 11' 04.5"||12.69 mi||north||1003.57 mi|
|24 hours||10° 25' 46.4"||718.59 mi||east||4° 16' 46.3"||294.11 mi||north||773.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:36 AM||987 km||613 miles||533 nm|| S|
|Belém||Thu 11:36 AM||1243 km||772 miles||671 nm|| SW|
|Cayenne||Thu 11:36 AM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm|| W|
|Recife||Thu 11:36 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| SSE|
|Paramaribo||Thu 11:36 AM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Thu 11:36 AM||2004 km||1245 miles||1082 nm|| S|
|Praia||Thu 1:36 PM||2051 km||1274 miles||1107 nm|| ENE|
|Georgetown||Thu 10:36 AM||2082 km||1294 miles||1124 nm|| W|
|Bridgetown||Thu 10:36 AM||2386 km||1482 miles||1288 nm|| WNW|
|Manaus||Thu 10:36 AM||2465 km||1532 miles||1331 nm|| WSW|
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