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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 18:24:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.78 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.2 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' 24.3"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 21.6"||929.84 mi||west||0° 00' 44.6"||0.85 mi||south||929.80 mi|
|24 hours||14° 08' 28.2"||912.76 mi||east||0° 20' 52.2"||23.93 mi||north||914.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Fri 3:24 PM||1874 km||1165 miles||1012 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Fri 6:24 PM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Fri 3:24 PM||1922 km||1194 miles||1038 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 3:24 PM||2090 km||1299 miles||1129 nm|| W|
|São Paulo||Fri 3:24 PM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:24 PM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Fri 3:24 PM||2688 km||1670 miles||1451 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Fri 6:24 PM||3313 km||2059 miles||1789 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 6:24 PM||3443 km||2139 miles||1859 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Fri 3:24 PM||3516 km||2185 miles||1899 nm|| NW|
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