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 20:48:00 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: 62%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 26.4"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 05.7"||0.11 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 33.4"||945.26 mi||west||0° 05' 49.4"||6.68 mi||north||945.56 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 04.2"||855.32 mi||east||2° 48' 09.0"||192.74 mi||north||883.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sun 5:48 PM||1137 km||707 miles||614 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Sun 5:48 PM||1315 km||817 miles||710 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 5:48 PM||1462 km||908 miles||789 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Sun 5:48 PM||1820 km||1131 miles||983 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 5:48 PM||1929 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia||Sun 5:48 PM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sun 8:48 PM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sun 5:48 PM||2807 km||1744 miles||1516 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Sun 4:48 PM||2951 km||1834 miles||1594 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Sun 5:48 PM||3146 km||1955 miles||1699 nm|| SW|
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