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 10:36:00 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 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.55 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 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"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 16.8"||960.65 mi||west||0° 08' 54.5"||10.21 mi||south||960.36 mi|
|24 hours||14° 18' 09.0"||952.74 mi||east||3° 04' 03.1"||210.96 mi||south||968.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 7:36 AM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Mon 7:36 AM||1591 km||988 miles||859 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Mon 10:36 AM||1958 km||1217 miles||1057 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Mon 7:36 AM||2070 km||1286 miles||1118 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 8:36 AM||2170 km||1349 miles||1172 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 8:36 AM||2527 km||1570 miles||1364 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 8:36 AM||2559 km||1590 miles||1382 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Mon 10:36 AM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 10:36 AM||2922 km||1815 miles||1578 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 10:36 AM||3005 km||1867 miles||1623 nm|| NNE|
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