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 19:16:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 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"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 22.5"||957.14 mi||west||0° 07' 35.8"||8.71 mi||north||957.49 mi|
|24 hours||12° 40' 24.7"||839.15 mi||east||3° 24' 52.4"||234.78 mi||north||878.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 4:16 PM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 4:16 PM||1573 km||977 miles||849 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 7:16 PM||2000 km||1242 miles||1080 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 5:16 PM||2076 km||1290 miles||1121 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:16 PM||2120 km||1317 miles||1145 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 5:16 PM||2434 km||1513 miles||1314 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:16 PM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:16 PM||2968 km||1844 miles||1603 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 7:16 PM||3061 km||1902 miles||1653 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Sun 4:16 PM||3138 km||1950 miles||1695 nm|| WNW|
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