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 18:24:00 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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 22.0"||940.81 mi||west||0° 04' 57.4"||5.69 mi||north||941.06 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 17.3"||879.87 mi||east||2° 29' 47.7"||171.72 mi||north||902.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 3:24 PM||1573 km||978 miles||850 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 3:24 PM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 3:24 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Sat 6:24 PM||2121 km||1318 miles||1145 nm|| E|
|São Paulo||Sat 3:24 PM||2246 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 3:24 PM||2253 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Sat 3:24 PM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| W|
|Belém||Sat 3:24 PM||3210 km||1995 miles||1733 nm|| NW|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:24 PM||3268 km||2030 miles||1764 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 6:24 PM||3365 km||2091 miles||1817 nm|| NNE|
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