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 Friday, December 14, 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 19' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.88 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 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' 23.0"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 02.3"||939.05 mi||west||0° 05' 26.2"||6.23 mi||north||939.33 mi|
|24 hours||14° 24' 00.3"||940.11 mi||east||2° 45' 04.7"||189.23 mi||north||966.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Fri 11:42 AM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Fri 11:42 AM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Fri 2:42 PM||1884 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 12:42 PM||2121 km||1318 miles||1145 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 11:42 AM||2407 km||1495 miles||1300 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Fri 12:42 PM||2479 km||1541 miles||1339 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 12:42 PM||2655 km||1650 miles||1434 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Fri 2:42 PM||3141 km||1952 miles||1696 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 2:42 PM||3261 km||2026 miles||1761 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Fri 2:42 PM||3352 km||2083 miles||1810 nm|| NNE|
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