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 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: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.20 meters/second, 1498.3 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 23.1"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 04.1"||930.77 mi||west||0° 02' 01.1"||2.32 mi||south||930.67 mi|
|24 hours||14° 40' 23.7"||949.44 mi||east||0° 07' 03.7"||8.10 mi||south||949.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Thu 1:46 PM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 1:46 PM||1311 km||814 miles||708 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Thu 1:46 PM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Thu 1:46 PM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Thu 1:46 PM||1893 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 1:46 PM||2061 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| NNW|
|Jamestown||Thu 4:46 PM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm|| E|
|Asuncion *||Thu 1:46 PM||2799 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Thu 1:46 PM||2875 km||1786 miles||1552 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Thu 2:46 PM||2945 km||1830 miles||1590 nm|| SW|
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