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 Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 01:58:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 23.2"||15.77 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.16 mi||south||15.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 08.6"||946.15 mi||west||0° 08' 03.3"||9.23 mi||south||945.83 mi|
|24 hours||14° 58' 18.3"||984.67 mi||east||2° 33' 54.4"||176.45 mi||south||992.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 10:58 PM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Sat 10:58 PM||1142 km||709 miles||616 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 10:58 PM||1273 km||791 miles||687 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Sat 10:58 PM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 10:58 PM||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 10:58 PM||1732 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Sat 10:58 PM||2563 km||1592 miles||1384 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Sat 9:58 PM||2752 km||1710 miles||1486 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Sun 1:58 AM||2821 km||1753 miles||1523 nm|| E|
|Montevideo||Sat 10:58 PM||3022 km||1877 miles||1631 nm|| SW|
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