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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:32:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.42 meters/second, 1495.5 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 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"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 44.7"||929.04 mi||west||0° 01' 49.5"||2.09 mi||north||929.13 mi|
|24 hours||15° 05' 32.4"||976.22 mi||east||1° 26' 09.10"||98.80 mi||north||985.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Thu 12:32 PM||476 km||296 miles||257 nm|| W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:32 PM||799 km||497 miles||432 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Thu 11:32 AM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:32 PM||1158 km||719 miles||625 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:32 PM||1389 km||863 miles||750 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 11:32 AM||1406 km||873 miles||759 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:32 AM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Thu 11:32 AM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Thu 12:32 PM||2535 km||1575 miles||1369 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Thu 11:32 AM||2542 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| NW|
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