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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||36° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.97 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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' 03.1"||941.41 mi||west||0° 05' 55.4"||6.79 mi||south||941.16 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 38.8"||985.67 mi||east||1° 42' 29.7"||117.51 mi||south||987.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Tue 10:26 AM||475 km||295 miles||257 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Tue 9:26 AM||706 km||439 miles||381 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:26 AM||866 km||538 miles||467 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Tue 9:26 AM||1203 km||747 miles||649 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Tue 10:26 AM||1211 km||753 miles||654 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Tue 10:26 AM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:26 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Tue 9:26 AM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Tue 9:26 AM||2359 km||1466 miles||1274 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Tue 10:26 AM||2659 km||1652 miles||1436 nm|| SW|
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