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 02:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||37° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.95 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.2 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' 23.2"||15.77 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 07.2"||945.86 mi||west||0° 08' 00.3"||9.18 mi||south||945.54 mi|
|24 hours||14° 58' 41.2"||984.81 mi||east||2° 32' 36.8"||174.97 mi||south||992.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Sat 11:20 PM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm|| SW|
|Salvador||Sat 11:20 PM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 11:20 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm|| SW|
|São Paulo||Sat 11:20 PM||1133 km||704 miles||612 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Sat 11:20 PM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Sat 11:20 PM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 11:20 PM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm|| N|
|Belém||Sat 11:20 PM||2205 km||1370 miles||1190 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Sat 10:20 PM||2235 km||1388 miles||1207 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Sat 11:20 PM||2627 km||1632 miles||1419 nm|| SW|
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