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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 14:46:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||16° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.97 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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' 23.4"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 25.8"||941.44 mi||west||0° 05' 49.7"||6.68 mi||south||941.19 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 50.2"||963.67 mi||east||1° 40' 08.6"||114.82 mi||south||965.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 2:46 PM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Wed 11:46 AM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Wed 11:46 AM||2423 km||1506 miles||1308 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 11:46 AM||2786 km||1731 miles||1504 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 2:46 PM||2871 km||1784 miles||1550 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 11:46 AM||2916 km||1812 miles||1575 nm|| WNW|
|Abidjan||Wed 2:46 PM||3026 km||1880 miles||1634 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 2:46 PM||3061 km||1902 miles||1653 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 2:46 PM||3116 km||1936 miles||1683 nm|| NNE|
|São Paulo||Wed 11:46 AM||3143 km||1953 miles||1697 nm|| WSW|
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