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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 09:58:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||40° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 29.6"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 33.8"||994.99 mi||west||0° 11' 41.9"||13.40 mi||south||994.87 mi|
|24 hours||12° 32' 21.9"||860.90 mi||east||4° 31' 36.9"||311.14 mi||south||910.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Juàzeiro do Norte||Sat 6:58 AM||166 km||103 miles||89 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Sat 6:58 AM||439 km||273 miles||237 nm|| NE|
|Maceió||Sat 6:58 AM||628 km||391 miles||339 nm|| ESE|
|Natal||Sat 6:58 AM||629 km||391 miles||340 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sat 6:58 AM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm|| E|
|Salvador||Sat 6:58 AM||703 km||437 miles||379 nm|| SSE|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sat 7:58 AM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm|| ENE|
|Belém||Sat 6:58 AM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 7:58 AM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm|| SW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 7:58 AM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| S|
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