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 12:06:00 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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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' 23.0"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 04.5"||941.63 mi||west||0° 05' 58.1"||6.84 mi||south||941.37 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 12.4"||985.38 mi||east||1° 43' 40.2"||118.86 mi||south||987.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Tue 9:06 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm|| NW|
|Recife||Tue 9:06 AM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:06 AM||1319 km||819 miles||712 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo *||Tue 10:06 AM||1676 km||1041 miles||905 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Tue 10:06 AM||1797 km||1117 miles||970 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:06 AM||1853 km||1151 miles||1000 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Tue 9:06 AM||2691 km||1672 miles||1453 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:06 PM||2733 km||1698 miles||1475 nm|| E|
|Asuncion *||Tue 9:06 AM||2807 km||1744 miles||1515 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Tue 10:06 AM||3030 km||1883 miles||1636 nm|| SW|
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