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 11:36:00 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: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.21 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 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"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 06.8"||941.95 mi||west||0° 06' 02.0"||6.92 mi||south||941.69 mi|
|24 hours||15° 02' 32.4"||984.95 mi||east||1° 45' 26.0"||120.88 mi||south||987.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Tue 8:36 AM||1665 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Tue 8:36 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Tue 11:36 AM||1977 km||1228 miles||1067 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 9:36 AM||2038 km||1266 miles||1100 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 8:36 AM||2296 km||1427 miles||1240 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Tue 9:36 AM||2397 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Tue 9:36 AM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Tue 11:36 AM||3139 km||1951 miles||1695 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 11:36 AM||3247 km||2018 miles||1753 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Tue 8:36 AM||3284 km||2040 miles||1773 nm|| WNW|
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