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, October 14, 2012 at 13:02:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||33° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 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' 27.9"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 56.1"||993.42 mi||west||0° 12' 21.6"||14.16 mi||south||993.30 mi|
|24 hours||13° 07' 44.0"||901.63 mi||east||4° 44' 45.7"||326.20 mi||south||953.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|João Pessoa||Sun 10:02 AM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm|| W|
|Recife||Sun 10:02 AM||244 km||151 miles||132 nm|| WSW|
|Natal||Sun 10:02 AM||276 km||171 miles||149 nm|| WNW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 11:02 AM||339 km||211 miles||183 nm|| NNE|
|Maceió||Sun 10:02 AM||427 km||265 miles||230 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 10:02 AM||707 km||440 miles||382 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 10:02 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Sun 10:02 AM||1818 km||1130 miles||982 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia||Sun 10:02 AM||1895 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 10:02 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| SSW|
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