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 18:16:00 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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||46° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.16 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 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' 48.7"||977.84 mi||west||0° 10' 27.7"||11.99 mi||north||978.23 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 50.6"||842.69 mi||east||4° 23' 41.8"||302.08 mi||north||900.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barreiras||Sun 3:16 PM||199 km||124 miles||108 nm|| E|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:16 PM||411 km||256 miles||222 nm|| SSW|
|Goiânia *||Sun 4:16 PM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm|| SSW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:16 PM||907 km||563 miles||490 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sun 3:16 PM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm|| N|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:16 PM||1248 km||776 miles||674 nm|| SSE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:16 PM||1255 km||780 miles||677 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:16 PM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| NE|
|Recife||Sun 3:16 PM||1383 km||859 miles||747 nm|| ENE|
|Manaus||Sun 2:16 PM||1772 km||1101 miles||957 nm|| NW|
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