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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||54° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.33 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 51.6"||978.21 mi||west||0° 10' 29.4"||12.02 mi||north||978.61 mi|
|24 hours||12° 26' 48.3"||841.79 mi||east||4° 24' 10.9"||302.64 mi||north||900.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barra do Garças||Sun 3:46 PM||456 km||284 miles||246 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:46 PM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm|| ESE|
|Manaus||Sun 2:46 PM||1197 km||744 miles||647 nm|| NW|
|Belém||Sun 3:46 PM||1332 km||827 miles||719 nm|| NNE|
|Sucre||Sun 2:46 PM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm|| SW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:46 PM||1486 km||924 miles||803 nm|| SSE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:46 PM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm|| SSW|
|La Paz||Sun 2:46 PM||1596 km||991 miles||862 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:46 PM||1660 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| SE|
|Salvador||Sun 3:46 PM||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| E|
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