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 Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 23:44:00 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: 95%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.27 meters/second, 1487.8 km/hour, 924.5 miles/hour or 803.3 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' 22.5"||15.41 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 33.4"||924.20 mi||west||0° 00' 31.2"||0.60 mi||south||924.17 mi|
|24 hours||14° 55' 01.7"||958.96 mi||east||0° 31' 00.3"||35.56 mi||north||961.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:44 PM||1832 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| ENE|
|Salvador||Sun 8:44 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sun 8:44 PM||2040 km||1268 miles||1102 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 8:44 PM||2183 km||1356 miles||1179 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Sun 8:44 PM||2536 km||1576 miles||1369 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 8:44 PM||2672 km||1660 miles||1443 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Sun 8:44 PM||2800 km||1740 miles||1512 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sun 11:44 PM||3330 km||2069 miles||1798 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 11:44 PM||3472 km||2158 miles||1875 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 11:44 PM||3568 km||2217 miles||1926 nm|| NNE|
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