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 15:56:00 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: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 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' 03.8"||930.95 mi||west||0° 02' 08.6"||2.46 mi||south||930.84 mi|
|24 hours||14° 40' 56.0"||950.21 mi||east||0° 10' 02.6"||11.52 mi||south||949.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 3:56 PM||1474 km||916 miles||796 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 12:56 PM||2226 km||1383 miles||1202 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Thu 12:56 PM||2268 km||1409 miles||1225 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 12:56 PM||2536 km||1576 miles||1369 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:56 PM||2852 km||1772 miles||1540 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo||Thu 12:56 PM||2890 km||1796 miles||1561 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Thu 3:56 PM||3111 km||1933 miles||1680 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia||Thu 12:56 PM||3124 km||1941 miles||1687 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Thu 3:56 PM||3283 km||2040 miles||1773 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Thu 3:56 PM||3297 km||2049 miles||1780 nm|| NNE|
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