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, October 15, 2012 at 13:26:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.26 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 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' 26.3"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||south||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 17.8"||977.97 mi||west||0° 11' 08.1"||12.76 mi||south||977.72 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 41.8"||934.40 mi||east||4° 04' 18.9"||279.95 mi||south||968.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 10:26 AM||1086 km||675 miles||586 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 10:26 AM||1399 km||870 miles||756 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 10:26 AM||1674 km||1040 miles||904 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Mon 1:26 PM||2206 km||1371 miles||1191 nm|| ESE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Mon 10:26 AM||2235 km||1389 miles||1207 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia||Mon 10:26 AM||2442 km||1517 miles||1319 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Mon 10:26 AM||2576 km||1601 miles||1391 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Mon 1:26 PM||2587 km||1607 miles||1397 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Mon 1:26 PM||2625 km||1631 miles||1418 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 1:26 PM||2696 km||1675 miles||1456 nm|| NNE|
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