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 19:26:00 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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||63° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.55 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 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' 55.2"||978.71 mi||west||0° 10' 31.5"||12.06 mi||north||979.10 mi|
|24 hours||12° 25' 25.6"||840.60 mi||east||4° 24' 48.9"||303.36 mi||north||899.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Porto Velho||Sun 3:26 PM||364 km||226 miles||196 nm|| N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 3:26 PM||506 km||315 miles||273 nm|| WNW|
|Santa Cruz||Sun 3:26 PM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm|| S|
|La Paz||Sun 3:26 PM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SW|
|Sucre||Sun 3:26 PM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm|| SSW|
|Manaus||Sun 3:26 PM||1065 km||661 miles||575 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Sun 2:26 PM||1455 km||904 miles||786 nm|| W|
|Asuncion *||Sun 4:26 PM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:26 PM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| ESE|
|Belém||Sun 4:26 PM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| NE|
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