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 Wednesday, December 12, 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 00' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.86 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 21.8"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 45.8"||930.00 mi||west||0° 02' 22.4"||2.72 mi||south||929.89 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 10.7"||994.08 mi||east||0° 12' 37.0"||14.47 mi||south||993.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 12:26 PM||1697 km||1055 miles||916 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Wed 9:26 AM||2036 km||1265 miles||1100 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:26 AM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:26 AM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:26 AM||2661 km||1653 miles||1437 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:26 AM||2666 km||1657 miles||1440 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:26 AM||2889 km||1795 miles||1560 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:26 PM||3181 km||1977 miles||1718 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:26 PM||3330 km||2069 miles||1798 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Wed 12:26 PM||3418 km||2124 miles||1845 nm|| NE|
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