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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 20:06:00 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: 62%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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' 26.4"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 30.7"||944.83 mi||west||0° 05' 44.8"||6.59 mi||north||945.12 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 12.5"||856.22 mi||east||2° 46' 28.9"||190.83 mi||north||883.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 8:06 PM||1522 km||946 miles||822 nm|| E|
|Recife||Sun 5:06 PM||2034 km||1264 miles||1098 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 5:06 PM||2116 km||1315 miles||1143 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 5:06 PM||2479 km||1541 miles||1339 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 5:06 PM||2656 km||1650 miles||1434 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo||Sun 5:06 PM||2837 km||1763 miles||1532 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Sun 8:06 PM||2962 km||1841 miles||1599 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Sun 5:06 PM||3013 km||1872 miles||1627 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Sun 8:06 PM||3119 km||1938 miles||1684 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 8:06 PM||3190 km||1982 miles||1722 nm|| NE|
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