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 6, 2012 at 02:44:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, April 6, 2012 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||51° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.85 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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' 27.2"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 13.3"||0.25 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 10.6"||992.75 mi||west||0° 13' 16.9"||15.22 mi||south||992.63 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 21.8"||920.84 mi||east||5° 05' 27.0"||349.90 mi||south||979.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santarém||Thu 11:44 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm|| NW|
|Belém||Thu 11:44 PM||677 km||420 miles||365 nm|| NNE|
|Manaus||Thu 10:44 PM||1038 km||645 miles||560 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia||Thu 11:44 PM||1066 km||662 miles||576 nm|| SSE|
|Cayenne||Thu 11:44 PM||1303 km||810 miles||703 nm|| N|
|Paramaribo||Thu 11:44 PM||1457 km||906 miles||787 nm|| NNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:44 PM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm|| ENE|
|Salvador||Thu 11:44 PM||1573 km||977 miles||849 nm|| ESE|
|Georgetown||Thu 10:44 PM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| NNW|
|Recife||Thu 11:44 PM||1831 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| E|
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