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 Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 09:00:00 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: 40%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.52 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.6 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' 30.0"||16.20 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.20 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 10.8"||971.88 mi||west||0° 09' 21.5"||10.72 mi||north||972.28 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 10.2"||776.46 mi||east||3° 59' 32.2"||274.45 mi||north||829.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sat 6:00 AM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm|| NNW|
|Salvador||Sat 6:00 AM||842 km||523 miles||454 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 6:00 AM||1451 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 6:00 AM||1611 km||1001 miles||870 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Sat 6:00 AM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Sat 6:00 AM||1947 km||1210 miles||1052 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Sat 6:00 AM||2411 km||1498 miles||1302 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Sat 9:00 AM||2704 km||1680 miles||1460 nm|| E|
|Asuncion||Sat 5:00 AM||3048 km||1894 miles||1646 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Sat 9:00 AM||3183 km||1978 miles||1719 nm|| NE|
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