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, April 10, 2012 at 04:20:00 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: 84%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.17 meters/second, 1491.0 km/hour, 926.5 miles/hour or 805.1 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' 23.0"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 06.1"||926.22 mi||west||0° 02' 30.3"||2.87 mi||south||926.09 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 21.6"||941.50 mi||east||0° 17' 25.0"||19.97 mi||south||940.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 4:20 AM||1409 km||876 miles||761 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Tue 1:20 AM||2359 km||1466 miles||1274 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Tue 1:20 AM||2393 km||1487 miles||1292 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 1:20 AM||2624 km||1630 miles||1417 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Tue 1:20 AM||2975 km||1849 miles||1606 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 1:20 AM||2985 km||1855 miles||1612 nm|| NW|
|Monrovia||Tue 4:20 AM||3165 km||1966 miles||1709 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Tue 1:20 AM||3235 km||2010 miles||1747 nm|| W|
|Abidjan||Tue 4:20 AM||3320 km||2063 miles||1793 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 4:20 AM||3349 km||2081 miles||1808 nm|| N|
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