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 19:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||61° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 27.9"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 54.4"||978.58 mi||west||0° 10' 31.1"||12.05 mi||north||978.98 mi|
|24 hours||12° 25' 46.3"||840.90 mi||east||4° 24' 39.5"||303.18 mi||north||899.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Porto Velho||Sun 3:16 PM||466 km||290 miles||252 nm|| NW|
|Santa Cruz||Sun 3:16 PM||667 km||414 miles||360 nm|| SSW|
|Rio Branco||Sun 3:16 PM||752 km||467 miles||406 nm|| WNW|
|Sucre||Sun 3:16 PM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| SSW|
|La Paz||Sun 3:16 PM||890 km||553 miles||480 nm|| SW|
|Manaus||Sun 3:16 PM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:16 PM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm|| ESE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 4:16 PM||1513 km||940 miles||817 nm|| SSE|
|Lima||Sun 2:16 PM||1717 km||1067 miles||927 nm|| W|
|Belém||Sun 4:16 PM||1834 km||1140 miles||991 nm|| NE|
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