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 09:28:00 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: 42%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 12' ||South|
|Longitude: ||45° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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' 04.5"||1003.55 mi||west||0° 11' 54.6"||13.64 mi||south||1003.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 03.6"||818.05 mi||east||4° 44' 47.8"||326.17 mi||south||878.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Luis||Fri 6:28 AM||131 km||81 miles||70 nm|| ESE|
|Belém||Fri 6:28 AM||355 km||221 miles||192 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 6:28 AM||775 km||482 miles||418 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Fri 6:28 AM||1104 km||686 miles||596 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Fri 6:28 AM||1334 km||829 miles||720 nm|| ESE|
|Paramaribo||Fri 6:28 AM||1403 km||872 miles||758 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Fri 6:28 AM||1413 km||878 miles||763 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Fri 7:28 AM||1529 km||950 miles||826 nm|| S|
|Manaus||Fri 5:28 AM||1631 km||1014 miles||881 nm|| W|
|Georgetown||Fri 5:28 AM||1735 km||1078 miles||937 nm|| NW|
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