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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:16:00 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: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.30 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 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' 23.2"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 08.4"||942.17 mi||west||0° 06' 04.7"||6.97 mi||south||941.91 mi|
|24 hours||15° 02' 05.3"||984.66 mi||east||1° 46' 36.2"||122.22 mi||south||986.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 11:16 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm|| E|
|Recife||Tue 8:16 AM||2059 km||1280 miles||1112 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Tue 8:16 AM||2153 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 9:16 AM||2526 km||1570 miles||1364 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 8:16 AM||2679 km||1665 miles||1447 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Tue 9:16 AM||2884 km||1792 miles||1557 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Tue 11:16 AM||2929 km||1820 miles||1581 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia *||Tue 9:16 AM||3055 km||1898 miles||1650 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Tue 11:16 AM||3089 km||1920 miles||1668 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Tue 11:16 AM||3149 km||1957 miles||1700 nm|| NNE|
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