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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 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: 21%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 00' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 27.5"||16.33 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||south||16.33 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 32.8"||979.64 mi||west||0° 10' 44.3"||12.30 mi||south||979.40 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 33.8"||908.53 mi||east||3° 58' 41.7"||273.51 mi||south||941.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Sun 7:26 AM||234 km||145 miles||126 nm|| NNW|
|Aracaju||Sun 7:26 AM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sun 7:26 AM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm|| N|
|Salvador||Sun 7:26 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm|| WSW|
|Natal||Sun 7:26 AM||651 km||405 miles||352 nm|| N|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 8:26 AM||903 km||561 miles||488 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 7:26 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 8:26 AM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 8:26 AM||1524 km||947 miles||823 nm|| SSW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 8:26 AM||1804 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| SW|
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