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 12:26:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 00' ||South|
|Longitude: ||63° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 27.3"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 21.9"||978.15 mi||west||0° 10' 37.3"||12.17 mi||south||977.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 03.8"||912.42 mi||east||3° 55' 01.6"||269.31 mi||south||944.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Porto Velho||Sun 8:26 AM||360 km||224 miles||195 nm|| N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:26 AM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm|| WNW|
|Santa Cruz||Sun 8:26 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| S|
|La Paz||Sun 8:26 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| SW|
|Sucre||Sun 8:26 AM||791 km||491 miles||427 nm|| S|
|Manaus||Sun 8:26 AM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Sun 7:26 AM||1428 km||887 miles||771 nm|| W|
|Asuncion *||Sun 9:26 AM||1611 km||1001 miles||870 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 10:26 AM||1782 km||1108 miles||962 nm|| ESE|
|Belém||Sun 9:26 AM||2066 km||1284 miles||1115 nm|| ENE|
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