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 14:02:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||34° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.06 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 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' 26.3"||16.29 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 15.4"||977.52 mi||west||0° 11' 05.5"||12.71 mi||south||977.27 mi|
|24 hours||13° 48' 39.6"||935.11 mi||east||4° 03' 01.8"||278.48 mi||south||968.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Mon 11:02 AM||284 km||177 miles||154 nm|| NNW|
|Recife||Mon 11:02 AM||418 km||259 miles||225 nm|| N|
|Salvador||Mon 11:02 AM||468 km||291 miles||252 nm|| WSW|
|Natal||Mon 11:02 AM||679 km||422 miles||366 nm|| N|
|Fernando de Noronha||Mon 12:02 PM||903 km||561 miles||488 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 11:02 AM||1009 km||627 miles||545 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia||Mon 11:02 AM||1528 km||949 miles||825 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Mon 11:02 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| SW|
|São Paulo||Mon 11:02 AM||1838 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Mon 11:02 AM||1939 km||1205 miles||1047 nm|| NW|
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