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 8, 2012 at 03:40:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.05 meters/second, 1487.0 km/hour, 924.0 miles/hour or 802.9 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' 22.3"||15.40 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 16.0"||923.71 mi||west||0° 00' 20.5"||0.39 mi||south||923.70 mi|
|24 hours||14° 52' 02.2"||955.58 mi||east||0° 35' 14.1"||40.41 mi||north||958.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Tue 12:40 AM||1605 km||997 miles||866 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 12:40 AM||1731 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| W|
|Recife||Tue 12:40 AM||1758 km||1092 miles||949 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Tue 12:40 AM||2086 km||1296 miles||1126 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Tue 3:40 AM||2272 km||1412 miles||1227 nm|| ENE|
|Brasilia||Tue 12:40 AM||2353 km||1462 miles||1270 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:40 AM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Mon 11:40 PM||3206 km||1992 miles||1731 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Tue 12:40 AM||3246 km||2017 miles||1753 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Tue 12:40 AM||3277 km||2036 miles||1770 nm|| NW|
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