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 Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 00:28:00 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: 91%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||43° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.87 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 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' 24.6"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 42.0"||956.88 mi||west||0° 09' 19.8"||10.69 mi||south||956.56 mi|
|24 hours||14° 29' 12.4"||961.86 mi||east||3° 11' 14.1"||219.21 mi||south||978.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros||Fri 9:28 PM||50 km||31 miles||27 nm|| S|
|Belo Horizonte||Fri 9:28 PM||381 km||237 miles||206 nm|| S|
|Brasilia||Fri 9:28 PM||425 km||264 miles||229 nm|| W|
|Goiânia||Fri 9:28 PM||573 km||356 miles||310 nm|| W|
|Vitória||Fri 9:28 PM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm|| SE|
|Salvador||Fri 9:28 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 9:28 PM||742 km||461 miles||400 nm|| S|
|São Paulo||Fri 9:28 PM||851 km||529 miles||460 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Fri 9:28 PM||1340 km||833 miles||723 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 9:28 PM||1508 km||937 miles||814 nm|| NNE|
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