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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||45° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 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' 30.2"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||north||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.7"||972.67 mi||west||0° 09' 25.2"||10.80 mi||north||973.06 mi|
|24 hours||11° 33' 24.1"||775.04 mi||east||4° 00' 46.4"||275.86 mi||north||828.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barreiras||Sat 7:02 AM||247 km||153 miles||133 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Sat 7:02 AM||282 km||175 miles||152 nm|| SW|
|Goiânia||Sat 7:02 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| SW|
|Belo Horizonte||Sat 7:02 AM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm|| SSE|
|Salvador||Sat 7:02 AM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 7:02 AM||1008 km||626 miles||544 nm|| SSE|
|São Paulo||Sat 7:02 AM||1039 km||645 miles||561 nm|| S|
|Recife||Sat 7:02 AM||1373 km||853 miles||741 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 7:02 AM||1404 km||872 miles||758 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Sat 7:02 AM||1442 km||896 miles||778 nm|| NNW|
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