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 16:46:00 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: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||45° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.45 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 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"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 21.9"||940.28 mi||west||0° 05' 33.0"||6.36 mi||south||940.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 32.9"||963.33 mi||east||1° 33' 07.1"||106.76 mi||south||964.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Belo Horizonte||Wed 1:46 PM||177 km||110 miles||96 nm|| ESE|
|Pirassununga||Wed 1:46 PM||373 km||232 miles||202 nm|| SSW|
|Campinas||Wed 1:46 PM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| SSW|
|Brasilia||Wed 1:46 PM||453 km||281 miles||244 nm|| NW|
|Niterói||Wed 1:46 PM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm|| SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 1:46 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm|| SSE|
|Goiânia||Wed 1:46 PM||488 km||303 miles||263 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo||Wed 1:46 PM||501 km||312 miles||271 nm|| SSW|
|Santos||Wed 1:46 PM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm|| S|
|Vitória||Wed 1:46 PM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm|| ESE|
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