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, December 18, 2011 at 08:58:00 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, December 18, 2011 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||42° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.75 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 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' 29.8"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 13.2"||0.25 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 50.0"||999.26 mi||west||0° 13' 08.8"||15.06 mi||south||999.21 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 11.1"||848.03 mi||east||5° 07' 53.0"||352.65 mi||south||914.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Teresina||Sun 5:58 AM||40 km||25 miles||21 nm|| SE|
|Parnaíba||Sun 5:58 AM||248 km||154 miles||134 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 5:58 AM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| ENE|
|Belém||Sun 5:58 AM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sun 5:58 AM||963 km||599 miles||520 nm|| ESE|
|Salvador *||Sun 6:58 AM||1024 km||636 miles||553 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 6:58 AM||1324 km||823 miles||715 nm|| SSW|
|Cayenne||Sun 5:58 AM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm|| NW|
|Paramaribo||Sun 5:58 AM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| NW|
|Manaus||Sun 4:58 AM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| W|
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