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 14:42:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||38° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.43 meters/second, 1495.6 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' 01.8"||0.03 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 45.1"||929.07 mi||west||0° 01' 51.2"||2.13 mi||north||929.17 mi|
|24 hours||15° 05' 19.8"||976.02 mi||east||1° 26' 45.9"||99.48 mi||north||985.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Thu 12:42 PM||229 km||142 miles||124 nm|| WNW|
|Niterói *||Thu 12:42 PM||558 km||347 miles||301 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:42 PM||569 km||354 miles||307 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Thu 12:42 PM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Thu 11:42 AM||864 km||537 miles||466 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:42 PM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:42 PM||1161 km||722 miles||627 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 11:42 AM||1446 km||899 miles||781 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:42 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Thu 11:42 AM||2051 km||1275 miles||1108 nm|| WSW|
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