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 19:26:00 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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.00 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 27.2"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 23.4"||957.26 mi||west||0° 07' 36.7"||8.72 mi||north||957.62 mi|
|24 hours||12° 40' 05.3"||838.88 mi||east||3° 25' 10.9"||235.14 mi||north||877.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 4:26 PM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 4:26 PM||1325 km||823 miles||715 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 5:26 PM||1841 km||1144 miles||994 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:26 PM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 5:26 PM||2198 km||1365 miles||1187 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:26 PM||2252 km||1399 miles||1216 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sun 7:26 PM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sun 4:26 PM||2919 km||1814 miles||1576 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:26 PM||3109 km||1932 miles||1679 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Sun 7:26 PM||3175 km||1973 miles||1714 nm|| NNE|
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