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, December 6, 2012 at 08:08:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 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' 32.0"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 02.7"||1004.24 mi||west||0° 11' 30.7"||13.18 mi||south||1004.40 mi|
|24 hours||11° 20' 11.8"||783.31 mi||east||4° 41' 46.5"||322.70 mi||south||847.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 5:08 AM||733 km||456 miles||396 nm|| S|
|Fernando de Noronha||Thu 6:08 AM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| SE|
|Recife||Thu 5:08 AM||1232 km||766 miles||665 nm|| SSE|
|Belém||Thu 5:08 AM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm|| WSW|
|Cayenne||Thu 5:08 AM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Thu 5:08 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| S|
|Paramaribo||Thu 5:08 AM||2005 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| W|
|Praia||Thu 7:08 AM||2029 km||1261 miles||1095 nm|| NE|
|Georgetown||Thu 4:08 AM||2350 km||1460 miles||1269 nm|| WNW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 6:08 AM||2357 km||1465 miles||1273 nm|| SSW|
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