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 18:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||57° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 25.4"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 27.9"||958.77 mi||west||0° 08' 37.6"||9.89 mi||north||959.17 mi|
|24 hours||13° 21' 51.2"||888.33 mi||east||3° 49' 52.9"||263.42 mi||north||934.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cuiabá *||Sat 3:06 PM||189 km||117 miles||102 nm|| ENE|
|Barra do Garças||Sat 3:06 PM||588 km||365 miles||317 nm|| E|
|Santa Cruz||Sat 2:06 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm|| WSW|
|Sucre||Sat 2:06 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| WSW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:06 PM||1018 km||632 miles||549 nm|| S|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:06 PM||1057 km||657 miles||571 nm|| E|
|La Paz||Sat 2:06 PM||1110 km||690 miles||600 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sat 4:06 PM||1427 km||887 miles||771 nm|| SE|
|Manaus||Sat 2:06 PM||1457 km||905 miles||787 nm|| N|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 4:06 PM||1706 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| ESE|
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