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 Thursday, October 18, 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: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||16° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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' 23.0"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.7"||930.98 mi||west||0° 02' 10.2"||2.49 mi||south||930.88 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 02.1"||950.36 mi||east||0° 10' 38.4"||12.20 mi||south||949.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 3:46 PM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 12:46 PM||2432 km||1511 miles||1313 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Thu 12:46 PM||2506 km||1557 miles||1353 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 12:46 PM||2782 km||1729 miles||1502 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Thu 3:46 PM||3048 km||1894 miles||1646 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:46 PM||3052 km||1896 miles||1648 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo||Thu 12:46 PM||3135 km||1948 miles||1693 nm|| WSW|
|Abidjan||Thu 3:46 PM||3177 km||1974 miles||1715 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 3:46 PM||3245 km||2016 miles||1752 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 3:46 PM||3274 km||2035 miles||1768 nm|| NNE|
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