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 11:06:00 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 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 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' 08.8"||0.17 mi||south||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 14.0"||960.25 mi||west||0° 08' 51.6"||10.15 mi||south||959.95 mi|
|24 hours||14° 19' 12.0"||953.55 mi||east||3° 02' 41.2"||209.40 mi||south||968.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Mon 8:06 AM||842 km||523 miles||455 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Mon 8:06 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 9:06 AM||1491 km||926 miles||805 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 8:06 AM||1552 km||964 miles||838 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 9:06 AM||1786 km||1110 miles||965 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Mon 9:06 AM||1834 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Mon 8:06 AM||2468 km||1533 miles||1333 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Mon 11:06 AM||2729 km||1696 miles||1474 nm|| E|
|Asuncion *||Mon 8:06 AM||2946 km||1830 miles||1591 nm|| WSW|
|Cayenne||Mon 8:06 AM||3262 km||2027 miles||1761 nm|| NW|
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