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 03:42:00 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 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 54' ||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' 22.2"||15.40 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 16.1"||923.71 mi||west||0° 00' 20.1"||0.39 mi||south||923.70 mi|
|24 hours||14° 51' 59.6"||955.53 mi||east||0° 35' 21.6"||40.55 mi||north||958.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Tue 12:42 AM||1564 km||972 miles||845 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 12:42 AM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| W|
|Recife||Tue 12:42 AM||1732 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Tue 12:42 AM||2037 km||1266 miles||1100 nm|| W|
|Brasilia||Tue 12:42 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Tue 3:42 AM||2321 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:42 AM||2354 km||1463 miles||1271 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Mon 11:42 PM||3157 km||1962 miles||1705 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Tue 12:42 AM||3205 km||1991 miles||1731 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Tue 12:42 AM||3240 km||2013 miles||1749 nm|| NW|
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