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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||45° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.14 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 24.5"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 32.9"||957.51 mi||west||0° 08' 43.5"||10.00 mi||south||957.21 mi|
|24 hours||14° 25' 20.8"||958.39 mi||east||2° 55' 52.1"||201.59 mi||south||971.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros||Tue 12:46 PM||188 km||117 miles||101 nm|| ESE|
|Brasilia||Tue 12:46 PM||257 km||160 miles||139 nm|| W|
|Goiânia||Tue 12:46 PM||410 km||255 miles||221 nm|| W|
|Belo Horizonte||Tue 12:46 PM||434 km||270 miles||234 nm|| SSE|
|Pirassununga||Tue 12:46 PM||679 km||422 miles||366 nm|| SSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 12:46 PM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm|| SSE|
|São Paulo||Tue 12:46 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| S|
|Salvador||Tue 12:46 PM||834 km||518 miles||451 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Tue 12:46 PM||1458 km||906 miles||787 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:46 PM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| NNE|
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