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 18:56:00 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: 35%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||33° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.79 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 25.4"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.09 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 24.4"||941.10 mi||west||0° 05' 01.4"||5.76 mi||north||941.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 28' 15.5"||878.99 mi||east||2° 31' 09.9"||173.28 mi||north||902.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 3:56 PM||918 km||571 miles||496 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 3:56 PM||1121 km||697 miles||605 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Sat 3:56 PM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm|| N|
|São Paulo||Sat 3:56 PM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 3:56 PM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 3:56 PM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Sat 3:56 PM||2602 km||1617 miles||1405 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:56 PM||2608 km||1621 miles||1408 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Sat 4:56 PM||2849 km||1770 miles||1538 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Sat 6:56 PM||2925 km||1817 miles||1579 nm|| E|
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