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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||38° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.19 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 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"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||south||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 11.2"||959.85 mi||west||0° 08' 48.6"||10.10 mi||south||959.55 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 14.5"||954.36 mi||east||3° 01' 18.7"||207.83 mi||south||969.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ilhéus||Mon 8:36 AM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm|| NW|
|Itabuna||Mon 8:36 AM||146 km||91 miles||79 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Mon 8:36 AM||314 km||195 miles||169 nm|| N|
|Vitória *||Mon 9:36 AM||540 km||335 miles||292 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Mon 8:36 AM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 9:36 AM||938 km||583 miles||506 nm|| SSW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 9:36 AM||1014 km||630 miles||548 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Mon 9:36 AM||1216 km||756 miles||657 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 8:36 AM||1333 km||828 miles||720 nm|| N|
|Belém||Mon 8:36 AM||1934 km||1202 miles||1044 nm|| NW|
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