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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 24' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 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"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 25.2"||941.20 mi||west||0° 05' 02.5"||5.78 mi||north||941.46 mi|
|24 hours||13° 27' 56.0"||878.71 mi||east||2° 31' 35.3"||173.77 mi||north||902.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Sat 4:06 PM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Sat 4:06 PM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:06 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:06 PM||1245 km||773 miles||672 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Sat 4:06 PM||1252 km||778 miles||676 nm|| N|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:06 PM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:06 PM||1764 km||1096 miles||952 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 4:06 PM||2371 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sat 4:06 PM||2440 km||1516 miles||1317 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Sat 5:06 PM||2665 km||1656 miles||1439 nm|| SW|
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