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 11:16:00 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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||47° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 28.2"||979.02 mi||west||0° 10' 41.4"||12.25 mi||south||978.78 mi|
|24 hours||13° 26' 26.3"||910.15 mi||east||3° 57' 11.0"||271.78 mi||south||942.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Palmas *||Sun 9:16 AM||227 km||141 miles||123 nm|| NW|
|Barreiras||Sun 8:16 AM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| E|
|Brasilia *||Sun 9:16 AM||451 km||280 miles||243 nm|| SSW|
|Goiânia *||Sun 9:16 AM||596 km||370 miles||322 nm|| SSW|
|Salvador||Sun 8:16 AM||941 km||584 miles||508 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sun 8:16 AM||1156 km||718 miles||624 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Sun 8:16 AM||1290 km||801 miles||696 nm|| NE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 9:16 AM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm|| SSE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 9:16 AM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| S|
|Recife||Sun 8:16 AM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm|| ENE|
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