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 18:56:00 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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||56° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 52.5"||978.34 mi||west||0° 10' 29.9"||12.03 mi||north||978.73 mi|
|24 hours||12° 26' 27.6"||841.49 mi||east||4° 24' 20.5"||302.82 mi||north||900.04 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 3:56 PM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm|| SE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:56 PM||1010 km||627 miles||545 nm|| ESE|
|Manaus||Sun 2:56 PM||1071 km||665 miles||578 nm|| NNW|
|Sucre||Sun 2:56 PM||1217 km||756 miles||657 nm|| SW|
|Rio Branco||Sun 2:56 PM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm|| W|
|La Paz||Sun 2:56 PM||1351 km||840 miles||730 nm|| WSW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:56 PM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm|| S|
|Belém||Sun 3:56 PM||1470 km||914 miles||794 nm|| NE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:56 PM||1638 km||1018 miles||884 nm|| SE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:56 PM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm|| SE|
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