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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 00:44:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.90 meters/second, 1490.0 km/hour, 925.9 miles/hour or 804.6 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' 21.8"||15.43 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 54.0"||925.60 mi||west||0° 02' 35.7"||2.98 mi||south||925.47 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 47.4"||981.28 mi||east||0° 16' 58.7"||19.47 mi||south||980.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:44 AM||1449 km||900 miles||782 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sun 9:44 PM||2313 km||1437 miles||1249 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 9:44 PM||2344 km||1456 miles||1266 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 9:44 PM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Sun 9:44 PM||2930 km||1821 miles||1582 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 9:44 PM||2940 km||1827 miles||1587 nm|| NW|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:44 AM||3166 km||1967 miles||1709 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Sun 9:44 PM||3186 km||1980 miles||1720 nm|| W|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:44 AM||3333 km||2071 miles||1799 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:44 AM||3345 km||2079 miles||1806 nm|| N|
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