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 20:16:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||38° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 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"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||north||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 27.4"||957.87 mi||west||0° 07' 41.2"||8.81 mi||north||958.23 mi|
|24 hours||12° 38' 28.8"||837.57 mi||east||3° 26' 42.9"||236.89 mi||north||877.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ilhéus||Sun 5:16 PM||211 km||131 miles||114 nm|| N|
|Itabuna||Sun 5:16 PM||218 km||135 miles||118 nm|| NNW|
|Salvador||Sun 5:16 PM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm|| N|
|Vitória *||Sun 6:16 PM||427 km||265 miles||231 nm|| SSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sun 6:16 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 6:16 PM||825 km||513 miles||446 nm|| SSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 6:16 PM||968 km||602 miles||523 nm|| W|
|Recife||Sun 5:16 PM||1048 km||651 miles||566 nm|| NNE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 6:16 PM||1109 km||689 miles||599 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 5:16 PM||1435 km||892 miles||775 nm|| N|
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