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 12:16:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||61° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 27.3"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 22.7"||978.28 mi||west||0° 10' 37.8"||12.18 mi||south||978.03 mi|
|24 hours||13° 28' 41.3"||912.10 mi||east||3° 55' 20.2"||269.67 mi||south||944.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Porto Velho||Sun 8:16 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| NW|
|Santa Cruz||Sun 8:16 AM||667 km||415 miles||360 nm|| SSW|
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:16 AM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| WNW|
|La Paz||Sun 8:16 AM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| SW|
|Sucre||Sun 8:16 AM||878 km||546 miles||474 nm|| SSW|
|Manaus||Sun 8:16 AM||994 km||617 miles||537 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Sun 9:16 AM||1528 km||949 miles||825 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 10:16 AM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| ESE|
|Lima||Sun 7:16 AM||1691 km||1050 miles||913 nm|| W|
|Belém||Sun 9:16 AM||1850 km||1150 miles||999 nm|| NE|
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