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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 23:24:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.95 meters/second, 1619.8 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 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' 32.9"||16.77 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.78 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 00.5"||1006.50 mi||west||0° 11' 16.7"||12.92 mi||north||1006.58 mi|
|24 hours||10° 44' 14.8"||742.76 mi||east||4° 26' 27.4"||305.16 mi||north||802.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 8:24 PM||458 km||284 miles||247 nm|| SSW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 9:24 PM||738 km||458 miles||398 nm|| SE|
|Recife||Thu 8:24 PM||973 km||605 miles||525 nm|| SSE|
|Belém||Thu 8:24 PM||1227 km||762 miles||662 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Thu 8:24 PM||1467 km||911 miles||792 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Thu 8:24 PM||1718 km||1067 miles||928 nm|| WNW|
|Paramaribo||Thu 8:24 PM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 9:24 PM||2106 km||1309 miles||1137 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Thu 10:24 PM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm|| NE|
|Georgetown||Thu 7:24 PM||2396 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| WNW|
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