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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:28:00 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: 43%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 31.1"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 07.6"||1003.74 mi||west||0° 11' 54.3"||13.63 mi||south||1003.77 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 36.2"||816.47 mi||east||4° 44' 58.3"||326.37 mi||south||877.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 6:28 AM||272 km||169 miles||147 nm|| SW|
|Natal||Fri 5:28 AM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Fri 5:28 AM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm|| SSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 5:28 AM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Fri 5:28 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Fri 5:28 AM||1962 km||1219 miles||1059 nm|| W|
|Praia||Fri 7:28 AM||2038 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 8:28 AM||2274 km||1413 miles||1228 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Fri 8:28 AM||2282 km||1418 miles||1232 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Fri 8:28 AM||2288 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| NE|
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