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, May 1, 2012 at 22:28:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 29.9"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.9"||0.25 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 51.6"||1002.46 mi||west||0° 12' 57.6"||14.84 mi||south||1002.62 mi|
|24 hours||12° 15' 54.3"||848.08 mi||east||5° 15' 40.1"||361.51 mi||south||921.87 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 8:28 PM||667 km||415 miles||360 nm|| SSE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 7:28 PM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Tue 7:28 PM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm|| S|
|Belém||Tue 7:28 PM||1572 km||977 miles||849 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Tue 7:28 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Tue 9:28 PM||1912 km||1188 miles||1033 nm|| NE|
|Cayenne||Tue 7:28 PM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| W|
|Paramaribo||Tue 7:28 PM||2318 km||1440 miles||1252 nm|| WNW|
|Dakar||Tue 10:28 PM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Tue 10:28 PM||2384 km||1481 miles||1287 nm|| NE|
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