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 15:36:00 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: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||28° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 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"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.7"||0.11 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 24.2"||940.95 mi||west||0° 05' 42.8"||6.55 mi||south||940.70 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 09.2"||963.55 mi||east||1° 37' 13.3"||111.47 mi||south||965.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 12:36 PM||1246 km||774 miles||673 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Wed 12:36 PM||1385 km||861 miles||748 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:36 PM||1567 km||974 miles||846 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 12:36 PM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:36 PM||2007 km||1247 miles||1084 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:36 PM||2070 km||1286 miles||1118 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Wed 3:36 PM||2462 km||1530 miles||1329 nm|| E|
|Belém||Wed 12:36 PM||2908 km||1807 miles||1570 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:36 PM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 1:36 PM||3227 km||2005 miles||1742 nm|| SW|
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