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, October 12, 2012 at 11:28:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 27' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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' 30.2"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 18.2"||1001.59 mi||west||0° 12' 09.9"||13.93 mi||south||1001.79 mi|
|24 hours||12° 02' 42.4"||831.72 mi||east||4° 58' 59.3"||342.41 mi||south||900.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 9:28 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm|| SSE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 8:28 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Fri 8:28 AM||1277 km||793 miles||689 nm|| S|
|Belém||Fri 8:28 AM||1605 km||997 miles||866 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Fri 10:28 AM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| NE|
|Salvador||Fri 8:28 AM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| SSW|
|Cayenne||Fri 8:28 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| W|
|Paramaribo||Fri 8:28 AM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Fri 11:28 AM||2285 km||1420 miles||1234 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Fri 11:28 AM||2300 km||1429 miles||1242 nm|| ENE|
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