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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||39° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.44 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 45.2"||929.08 mi||west||0° 01' 51.8"||2.14 mi||north||929.18 mi|
|24 hours||15° 05' 14.8"||975.94 mi||east||1° 27' 00.3"||99.76 mi||north||985.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Thu 12:46 PM||133 km||83 miles||72 nm|| WNW|
|Campos *||Thu 12:46 PM||247 km||153 miles||133 nm|| WSW|
|Niterói *||Thu 12:46 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:46 PM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Thu 12:46 PM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:46 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Thu 11:46 AM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:46 PM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 11:46 AM||1475 km||917 miles||796 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:46 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| N|
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