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 Sunday, October 21, 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.89 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.7 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' 27.2"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 21.6"||957.01 mi||west||0° 07' 34.9"||8.69 mi||north||957.37 mi|
|24 hours||12° 40' 44.0"||839.41 mi||east||3° 24' 33.8"||234.43 mi||north||878.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 4:06 PM||1702 km||1057 miles||919 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 7:06 PM||1743 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| E|
|Salvador||Sun 4:06 PM||1824 km||1133 miles||985 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 5:06 PM||2315 km||1438 miles||1250 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:06 PM||2321 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 5:06 PM||2674 km||1661 miles||1444 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:06 PM||2765 km||1718 miles||1493 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:06 PM||2846 km||1768 miles||1537 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 7:06 PM||2966 km||1843 miles||1602 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 7:06 PM||3057 km||1900 miles||1651 nm|| NNE|
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