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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 22:44:00 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: 73%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 24, 2012 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||44° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 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' 28.2"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 19.3"||963.16 mi||west||0° 08' 20.7"||9.57 mi||north||963.54 mi|
|24 hours||12° 21' 44.1"||822.79 mi||east||3° 40' 50.2"||253.05 mi||north||867.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros||Mon 7:44 PM||136 km||84 miles||73 nm|| SE|
|Brasilia||Mon 7:44 PM||339 km||211 miles||183 nm|| W|
|Belo Horizonte||Mon 7:44 PM||442 km||274 miles||238 nm|| S|
|Goiânia||Mon 7:44 PM||500 km||310 miles||270 nm|| WSW|
|Vitória||Mon 7:44 PM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm|| SE|
|Salvador||Mon 7:44 PM||743 km||462 miles||401 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Mon 7:44 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm|| S|
|São Paulo||Mon 7:44 PM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Mon 7:44 PM||1370 km||851 miles||740 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 7:44 PM||1496 km||930 miles||808 nm|| NNE|
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