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 Sunday, December 16, 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||44° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 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' 27.7"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 47.8"||977.71 mi||west||0° 10' 27.1"||11.97 mi||north||978.11 mi|
|24 hours||12° 28' 11.5"||842.99 mi||east||4° 23' 32.0"||301.90 mi||north||901.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barreiras||Sun 3:06 PM||64 km||40 miles||35 nm|| W|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:06 PM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm|| SW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:06 PM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:06 PM||1138 km||707 miles||614 nm|| NE|
|Recife||Sun 3:06 PM||1138 km||707 miles||615 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:06 PM||1192 km||741 miles||644 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:06 PM||1274 km||791 miles||688 nm|| S|
|Belém||Sun 3:06 PM||1278 km||794 miles||690 nm|| NNW|
|Manaus||Sun 2:06 PM||1998 km||1242 miles||1079 nm|| WNW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:06 PM||2004 km||1245 miles||1082 nm|| SW|
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