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, April 11, 2012 at 06:56:00 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: 73%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||40° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.98 meters/second, 1490.3 km/hour, 926.1 miles/hour or 804.7 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' 24.1"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||north||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 07.5"||925.81 mi||west||0° 01' 32.9"||1.78 mi||north||925.90 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 07.4"||902.26 mi||east||1° 15' 17.1"||86.33 mi||north||910.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Campos||Wed 3:56 AM||75 km||47 miles||41 nm|| W|
|Vitória||Wed 3:56 AM||154 km||96 miles||83 nm|| N|
|Niterói||Wed 3:56 AM||292 km||182 miles||158 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 3:56 AM||304 km||189 miles||164 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Wed 3:56 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm|| WNW|
|Santos||Wed 3:56 AM||642 km||399 miles||347 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 3:56 AM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm|| WSW|
|Campinas||Wed 3:56 AM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 3:56 AM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Wed 3:56 AM||1009 km||627 miles||545 nm|| NW|
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