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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||44° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.04 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 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"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 08.8"||959.50 mi||west||0° 08' 46.2"||10.05 mi||south||959.20 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 08.5"||955.06 mi||east||3° 00' 06.8"||206.45 mi||south||969.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros *||Mon 10:02 AM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm|| SE|
|Brasilia *||Mon 10:02 AM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm|| W|
|Belo Horizonte *||Mon 10:02 AM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm|| S|
|Goiânia *||Mon 10:02 AM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm|| WSW|
|Vitória *||Mon 10:02 AM||672 km||417 miles||363 nm|| SE|
|Salvador||Mon 9:02 AM||740 km||460 miles||399 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 10:02 AM||801 km||498 miles||433 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Mon 10:02 AM||877 km||545 miles||474 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Mon 9:02 AM||1368 km||850 miles||739 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:02 AM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm|| NNE|
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