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 30, 2012 at 21:46:00 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: 72%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 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' 28.8"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 12.5"||0.24 mi||south||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 52.9"||994.86 mi||west||0° 12' 34.0"||14.39 mi||south||994.74 mi|
|24 hours||12° 47' 25.6"||878.70 mi||east||4° 51' 47.7"||334.26 mi||south||935.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 7:46 PM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm|| NNW|
|Recife||Wed 6:46 PM||412 km||256 miles||223 nm|| WSW|
|Natal||Wed 6:46 PM||438 km||272 miles||237 nm|| WNW|
|Maceió||Wed 6:46 PM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 6:46 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Wed 6:46 PM||1038 km||645 miles||560 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Wed 6:46 PM||1983 km||1232 miles||1071 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia||Wed 6:46 PM||2057 km||1278 miles||1111 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 6:46 PM||2195 km||1364 miles||1185 nm|| SSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 6:46 PM||2474 km||1538 miles||1336 nm|| SW|
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