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, August 1, 2012 at 00:46:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 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' 26.3"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 20.3"||953.75 mi||west||0° 08' 05.8"||9.28 mi||north||954.14 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 47.3"||866.21 mi||east||3° 39' 34.8"||251.64 mi||north||909.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Tue 9:46 PM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Tue 9:46 PM||1420 km||882 miles||767 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 9:46 PM||1898 km||1179 miles||1025 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:46 PM||2030 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Wed 12:46 AM||2173 km||1350 miles||1173 nm|| E|
|São Paulo||Tue 9:46 PM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Tue 9:46 PM||2336 km||1452 miles||1261 nm|| W|
|Belém||Tue 9:46 PM||3017 km||1875 miles||1629 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:46 AM||3102 km||1928 miles||1675 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:46 AM||3180 km||1976 miles||1717 nm|| NNE|
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