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 Monday, May 7, 2012 at 02:58:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.78 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.2 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' 22.1"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 05.6"||929.82 mi||west||0° 04' 21.6"||5.00 mi||south||929.61 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 28.4"||981.96 mi||east||0° 59' 52.6"||68.66 mi||south||981.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sun 11:58 PM||1131 km||703 miles||611 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 11:58 PM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Sun 11:58 PM||1440 km||895 miles||778 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Sun 11:58 PM||1588 km||987 miles||858 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sun 11:58 PM||1811 km||1125 miles||978 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 11:58 PM||2025 km||1258 miles||1093 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion||Sun 10:58 PM||2719 km||1689 miles||1468 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Mon 2:58 AM||2777 km||1726 miles||1500 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sun 11:58 PM||2816 km||1750 miles||1520 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo||Sun 11:58 PM||2879 km||1789 miles||1555 nm|| SW|
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