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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 06:34:00 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: 73%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 29' ||North|
|Longitude: ||36° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 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' 32.3"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 23.6"||985.69 mi||west||0° 09' 22.7"||10.74 mi||south||986.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 11.1"||747.09 mi||east||3° 59' 55.6"||274.84 mi||south||800.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Tue 5:34 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 3:34 AM||1698 km||1055 miles||917 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Tue 3:34 AM||1869 km||1162 miles||1009 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Tue 3:34 AM||1937 km||1204 miles||1046 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Tue 6:34 AM||2116 km||1315 miles||1143 nm|| ENE|
|Paramaribo||Tue 3:34 AM||2128 km||1322 miles||1149 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Tue 3:34 AM||2175 km||1351 miles||1174 nm|| S|
|Banjul||Tue 6:34 AM||2196 km||1365 miles||1186 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Tue 6:34 AM||2300 km||1429 miles||1242 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 6:34 AM||2343 km||1456 miles||1265 nm|| ENE|
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