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, September 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||45° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.43 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 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' 32.0"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 09.5"||1005.34 mi||west||0° 11' 48.5"||13.52 mi||north||1005.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 18.8"||762.30 mi||east||4° 39' 46.9"||320.41 mi||north||826.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Luis||Sat 12:18 AM||199 km||124 miles||108 nm|| SE|
|Belém||Sat 12:18 AM||350 km||217 miles||189 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 12:18 AM||807 km||501 miles||436 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Sat 12:18 AM||1026 km||637 miles||554 nm|| NW|
|Paramaribo||Sat 12:18 AM||1334 km||829 miles||721 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Sat 12:18 AM||1393 km||866 miles||752 nm|| SE|
|Salvador||Sat 12:18 AM||1512 km||940 miles||816 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia||Sat 12:18 AM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| S|
|Manaus||Fri 11:18 PM||1646 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| W|
|Georgetown||Fri 11:18 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| WNW|
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