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 10:26:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.61 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 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' 25.2"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 17.8"||960.79 mi||west||0° 08' 55.4"||10.23 mi||south||960.49 mi|
|24 hours||14° 17' 48.0"||952.47 mi||east||3° 04' 30.4"||211.48 mi||south||968.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 7:26 AM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Mon 10:26 AM||1701 km||1057 miles||918 nm|| E|
|Salvador||Mon 7:26 AM||1845 km||1147 miles||996 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 7:26 AM||2278 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 8:26 AM||2407 km||1496 miles||1300 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Mon 10:26 AM||2703 km||1679 miles||1459 nm|| NNE|
|São Paulo *||Mon 8:26 AM||2765 km||1718 miles||1493 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 8:26 AM||2816 km||1750 miles||1521 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Mon 10:26 AM||2822 km||1753 miles||1524 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 10:26 AM||2913 km||1810 miles||1573 nm|| NNE|
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