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 13:26:00 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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 21.6"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 43.9"||929.73 mi||west||0° 02' 13.0"||2.54 mi||south||929.62 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 15.0"||993.90 mi||east||0° 08' 45.2"||10.04 mi||south||993.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Wed 11:26 AM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm|| W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 11:26 AM||847 km||527 miles||458 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 10:26 AM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 11:26 AM||1206 km||749 miles||651 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Wed 10:26 AM||1390 km||864 miles||751 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Wed 11:26 AM||1428 km||887 miles||771 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 10:26 AM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Wed 10:26 AM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Wed 10:26 AM||2558 km||1590 miles||1381 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 11:26 AM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| SW|
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