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 29, 2012 at 00:16:00 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: 92%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||36° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.48 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 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' 28.1"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 14.0"||967.30 mi||west||0° 09' 12.1"||10.54 mi||north||967.70 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 17.0"||829.25 mi||east||4° 00' 01.2"||275.01 mi||north||880.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ilhéus||Tue 9:16 PM||241 km||150 miles||130 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Tue 9:16 PM||279 km||173 miles||150 nm|| NW|
|Maceió||Tue 9:16 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| NNE|
|Recife||Tue 9:16 PM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 9:16 PM||1112 km||691 miles||600 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Tue 9:16 PM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:16 PM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| N|
|São Paulo||Tue 9:16 PM||1403 km||872 miles||758 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Tue 9:16 PM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Tue 8:16 PM||2452 km||1524 miles||1324 nm|| WSW|
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