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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:16:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.67 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 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' 25.3"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 18.7"||960.92 mi||west||0° 08' 56.3"||10.25 mi||south||960.62 mi|
|24 hours||14° 17' 27.0"||952.19 mi||east||3° 04' 57.4"||212.00 mi||south||968.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 10:16 AM||1444 km||897 miles||780 nm|| E|
|Recife||Mon 7:16 AM||1899 km||1180 miles||1026 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 7:16 AM||2101 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 7:16 AM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 10:16 AM||2595 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 8:16 AM||2646 km||1644 miles||1429 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Mon 10:16 AM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 10:16 AM||2842 km||1766 miles||1535 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Mon 10:16 AM||2855 km||1774 miles||1542 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 10:16 AM||2916 km||1812 miles||1575 nm|| NNE|
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