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 14:42:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||53° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.60 meters/second, 1496.2 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 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' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 41.9"||929.41 mi||west||0° 02' 00.9"||2.31 mi||south||929.31 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 16.0"||993.61 mi||east||0° 03' 51.1"||4.42 mi||south||993.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Campo Grande *||Wed 11:42 AM||112 km||69 miles||60 nm|| WNW|
|Ciudad del Este *||Wed 11:42 AM||543 km||338 miles||293 nm|| S|
|Barra do Garças||Wed 11:42 AM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm|| NNE|
|Goiânia *||Wed 12:42 PM||630 km||391 miles||340 nm|| NE|
|Pirassununga *||Wed 12:42 PM||652 km||405 miles||352 nm|| ESE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:42 AM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| SW|
|Curitiba *||Wed 12:42 PM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm|| SE|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:42 PM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm|| ESE|
|Brasilia *||Wed 12:42 PM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm|| NE|
|Criciúma *||Wed 12:42 PM||980 km||609 miles||529 nm|| SSE|
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