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 18:24:00 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||62° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 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"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 29.5"||959.01 mi||west||0° 08' 39.4"||9.92 mi||north||959.41 mi|
|24 hours||13° 21' 09.2"||887.74 mi||east||3° 50' 25.9"||264.05 mi||north||933.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Cruz||Sat 2:24 PM||225 km||140 miles||122 nm|| SSW|
|Sucre||Sat 2:24 PM||473 km||294 miles||255 nm|| SW|
|La Paz||Sat 2:24 PM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm|| W|
|Rio Branco||Sat 2:24 PM||915 km||569 miles||494 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:24 PM||1122 km||697 miles||606 nm|| SSE|
|Manaus||Sat 2:24 PM||1448 km||900 miles||782 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:24 PM||1520 km||944 miles||821 nm|| E|
|Lima||Sat 1:24 PM||1674 km||1040 miles||904 nm|| WNW|
|Córdoba||Sat 3:24 PM||1715 km||1066 miles||926 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Sat 4:24 PM||1818 km||1129 miles||981 nm|| ESE|
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