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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||33° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.01 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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"||0.11 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.8"||941.52 mi||west||0° 05' 56.8"||6.82 mi||south||941.26 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 25.7"||985.53 mi||east||1° 43' 04.9"||118.19 mi||south||987.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Tue 9:16 AM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:16 AM||1087 km||676 miles||587 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Tue 9:16 AM||1201 km||746 miles||649 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Tue 10:16 AM||1441 km||895 miles||778 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Tue 10:16 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:16 AM||1758 km||1093 miles||949 nm|| NNW|
|Belém||Tue 9:16 AM||2517 km||1564 miles||1359 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Tue 9:16 AM||2568 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Tue 10:16 AM||2841 km||1765 miles||1534 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:16 PM||2985 km||1855 miles||1612 nm|| E|
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