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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 16:20:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 25.2"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 08.4"||0.16 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 17.5"||957.36 mi||west||0° 08' 27.5"||9.69 mi||north||957.76 mi|
|24 hours||13° 25' 58.8"||891.77 mi||east||3° 46' 34.1"||259.63 mi||north||936.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 1:20 PM||766 km||476 miles||414 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 1:20 PM||955 km||593 miles||516 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 2:20 PM||1358 km||844 miles||734 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 1:20 PM||1555 km||966 miles||839 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 2:20 PM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sat 2:20 PM||1701 km||1057 miles||919 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sat 1:20 PM||2424 km||1506 miles||1309 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 1:20 PM||2814 km||1748 miles||1519 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Sat 4:20 PM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm|| E|
|Montevideo *||Sat 2:20 PM||3144 km||1954 miles||1698 nm|| SW|
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