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 19:56:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||34° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.16 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 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' 27.3"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 25.9"||957.62 mi||west||0° 07' 39.4"||8.78 mi||north||957.98 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 07.4"||838.10 mi||east||3° 26' 06.3"||236.19 mi||north||877.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sun 4:56 PM||635 km||395 miles||343 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Sun 4:56 PM||963 km||598 miles||520 nm|| N|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 5:56 PM||1176 km||731 miles||635 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:56 PM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 5:56 PM||1514 km||941 miles||817 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:56 PM||1522 km||946 miles||822 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Sun 4:56 PM||2317 km||1440 miles||1251 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 4:56 PM||2621 km||1629 miles||1415 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Sun 5:56 PM||2978 km||1851 miles||1608 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Sun 7:56 PM||3027 km||1881 miles||1634 nm|| E|
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