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 17, 2012 at 11:12:00 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: 13%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.37 meters/second, 1621.3 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 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' 34.0"||16.79 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 57.6"||1007.44 mi||west||0° 11' 23.1"||13.04 mi||north||1007.55 mi|
|24 hours||10° 21' 05.7"||715.95 mi||east||4° 30' 53.5"||310.23 mi||north||780.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Tue 9:12 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Tue 8:12 AM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 8:12 AM||1028 km||639 miles||555 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Tue 8:12 AM||1632 km||1014 miles||881 nm|| SW|
|Praia||Tue 10:12 AM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Tue 8:12 AM||2087 km||1297 miles||1127 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Tue 11:12 AM||2113 km||1313 miles||1141 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 11:12 AM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Tue 11:12 AM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Tue 11:12 AM||2165 km||1345 miles||1169 nm|| NE|
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