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 17:10:00 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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||44° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 25.2"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 22.5"||958.03 mi||west||0° 08' 32.4"||9.79 mi||north||958.42 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 02.0"||890.14 mi||east||3° 48' 08.7"||261.44 mi||north||935.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros *||Sat 3:10 PM||73 km||46 miles||40 nm|| SE|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:10 PM||388 km||241 miles||209 nm|| W|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 3:10 PM||392 km||244 miles||212 nm|| S|
|Goiânia *||Sat 3:10 PM||538 km||334 miles||290 nm|| W|
|Vitória *||Sat 3:10 PM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm|| SE|
|Salvador||Sat 2:10 PM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:10 PM||755 km||469 miles||408 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:10 PM||849 km||528 miles||458 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Sat 2:10 PM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 2:10 PM||1515 km||941 miles||818 nm|| NNE|
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