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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:14:00 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: 24%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||37° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.34 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 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' 23.7"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 49.3"||931.10 mi||west||0° 01' 45.5"||2.02 mi||north||931.19 mi|
|24 hours||14° 11' 52.1"||918.22 mi||east||1° 19' 50.5"||91.55 mi||north||926.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Fri 3:14 PM||336 km||209 miles||181 nm|| W|
|Niterói||Fri 3:14 PM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 3:14 PM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Fri 3:14 PM||878 km||546 miles||474 nm|| N|
|São Paulo||Fri 3:14 PM||1022 km||635 miles||552 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Fri 3:14 PM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Fri 3:14 PM||1427 km||886 miles||770 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:14 PM||1892 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Fri 3:14 PM||2153 km||1338 miles||1162 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Fri 4:14 PM||2430 km||1510 miles||1312 nm|| SW|
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