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, August 25, 2012 at 20:48:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||27° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 24.5"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.3"||0.01 mi||north||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 35.5"||928.34 mi||west||0° 00' 21.8"||0.42 mi||north||928.36 mi|
|24 hours||14° 04' 02.4"||906.28 mi||east||0° 47' 10.8"||54.10 mi||north||910.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 5:48 PM||1485 km||923 miles||802 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 5:48 PM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| W|
|Recife||Sat 5:48 PM||1665 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Sat 5:48 PM||1973 km||1226 miles||1066 nm|| W|
|Brasilia||Sat 5:48 PM||2227 km||1384 miles||1202 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:48 PM||2284 km||1419 miles||1233 nm|| NNW|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:48 PM||2383 km||1481 miles||1287 nm|| E|
|Asuncion||Sat 4:48 PM||3097 km||1924 miles||1672 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sat 5:48 PM||3162 km||1965 miles||1707 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo||Sat 5:48 PM||3167 km||1968 miles||1710 nm|| SW|
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