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 19:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||37° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.88 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 25.3"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 25.9"||941.29 mi||west||0° 05' 03.7"||5.80 mi||north||941.55 mi|
|24 hours||13° 27' 36.8"||878.44 mi||east||2° 32' 00.8"||174.26 mi||north||901.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Sat 4:16 PM||279 km||173 miles||150 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Sat 4:16 PM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| W|
|Niterói||Sat 4:16 PM||667 km||415 miles||360 nm|| SW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:16 PM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| SW|
|Salvador||Sat 4:16 PM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| N|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:16 PM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:16 PM||1134 km||704 miles||612 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 4:16 PM||1290 km||801 miles||696 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:16 PM||1731 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Sat 4:16 PM||2135 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| WSW|
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