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, May 5, 2012 at 01:48:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||44° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.24 meters/second, 1556.1 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 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' 24.8"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 53.4"||966.68 mi||west||0° 10' 48.2"||12.38 mi||south||966.37 mi|
|24 hours||14° 23' 27.4"||965.08 mi||east||3° 49' 51.3"||263.44 mi||south||991.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barreiras||Fri 10:48 PM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia||Fri 10:48 PM||439 km||273 miles||237 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Fri 10:48 PM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm|| S|
|Goiânia||Fri 10:48 PM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Fri 10:48 PM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 10:48 PM||975 km||606 miles||526 nm|| S|
|São Paulo||Fri 10:48 PM||1068 km||664 miles||577 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Fri 10:48 PM||1215 km||755 miles||656 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 10:48 PM||1308 km||813 miles||706 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Fri 10:48 PM||1490 km||926 miles||805 nm|| NNW|
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