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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||33° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 23.3"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 23.6"||940.75 mi||west||0° 05' 39.10"||6.50 mi||south||940.51 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 16.4"||963.49 mi||east||1° 36' 03.0"||110.13 mi||south||965.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 12:56 PM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:56 PM||1096 km||681 miles||592 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Wed 12:56 PM||1225 km||761 miles||662 nm|| N|
|São Paulo||Wed 12:56 PM||1451 km||901 miles||783 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:56 PM||1572 km||977 miles||849 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:56 PM||1785 km||1109 miles||964 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Wed 12:56 PM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:56 PM||2579 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 1:56 PM||2841 km||1765 miles||1534 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Wed 3:56 PM||2966 km||1843 miles||1602 nm|| E|
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