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 Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||39° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 23.6"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 46.5"||929.74 mi||west||0° 03' 37.9"||4.17 mi||north||929.93 mi|
|24 hours||14° 05' 14.4"||909.80 mi||east||2° 03' 27.5"||141.55 mi||north||926.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Wed 2:36 AM||126 km||79 miles||68 nm|| NW|
|Campos||Wed 2:36 AM||215 km||133 miles||116 nm|| WSW|
|Niterói||Wed 2:36 AM||437 km||271 miles||236 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 2:36 AM||448 km||278 miles||242 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Wed 2:36 AM||491 km||305 miles||265 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo||Wed 2:36 AM||799 km||496 miles||431 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 2:36 AM||895 km||556 miles||484 nm|| N|
|Brasilia||Wed 2:36 AM||1067 km||663 miles||576 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Wed 2:36 AM||1508 km||937 miles||814 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 2:36 AM||1912 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| N|
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