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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 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: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 19' ||North|
|Longitude: ||40° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 32.4"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 26.5"||997.70 mi||west||0° 10' 39.2"||12.20 mi||south||997.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 04' 49.3"||760.29 mi||east||4° 26' 10.5"||304.85 mi||south||821.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Wed 4:34 AM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm|| S|
|Belém||Wed 4:34 AM||1336 km||830 miles||721 nm|| SW|
|Cayenne||Wed 4:34 AM||1368 km||850 miles||739 nm|| W|
|Paramaribo||Wed 4:34 AM||1663 km||1033 miles||898 nm|| W|
|Recife||Wed 4:34 AM||1803 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| SSE|
|Georgetown||Wed 3:34 AM||1985 km||1233 miles||1072 nm|| W|
|Praia||Wed 6:34 AM||2006 km||1247 miles||1083 nm|| ENE|
|Bridgetown||Wed 3:34 AM||2220 km||1380 miles||1199 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Wed 4:34 AM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm|| S|
|Port of Spain||Wed 3:34 AM||2371 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| W|
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