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 11:56:00 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 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||43° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 09.3"||959.58 mi||west||0° 08' 46.8"||10.06 mi||south||959.28 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 56.2"||954.90 mi||east||3° 00' 23.5"||206.77 mi||south||969.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros *||Mon 9:56 AM||121 km||75 miles||65 nm|| SW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Mon 9:56 AM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm|| S|
|Brasilia *||Mon 9:56 AM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm|| W|
|Vitória *||Mon 9:56 AM||580 km||361 miles||313 nm|| SSE|
|Salvador||Mon 8:56 AM||603 km||374 miles||325 nm|| ENE|
|Goiânia *||Mon 9:56 AM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm|| W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 9:56 AM||788 km||490 miles||425 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Mon 9:56 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Mon 8:56 AM||1249 km||776 miles||674 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 8:56 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| NNE|
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