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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 18:06:00 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: 35%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 25.2"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 20.7"||940.64 mi||west||0° 04' 55.4"||5.64 mi||north||940.89 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 52.1"||880.37 mi||east||2° 29' 01.3"||170.83 mi||north||903.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 6:06 PM||1673 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sat 3:06 PM||1953 km||1213 miles||1054 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sat 3:06 PM||1996 km||1241 miles||1078 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 3:06 PM||2327 km||1446 miles||1257 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 3:06 PM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo||Sat 3:06 PM||2685 km||1668 miles||1450 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 3:06 PM||2873 km||1785 miles||1551 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:06 PM||3066 km||1905 miles||1656 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 6:06 PM||3210 km||1995 miles||1733 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 6:06 PM||3306 km||2054 miles||1785 nm|| NNE|
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