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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 18:06:00 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: 25%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.13 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 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' 29.7"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 52.4"||993.47 mi||west||0° 11' 25.1"||13.08 mi||north||993.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 37.4"||803.61 mi||east||4° 38' 20.4"||318.79 mi||north||867.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 3:06 PM||328 km||204 miles||177 nm|| W|
|Natal||Mon 3:06 PM||436 km||271 miles||235 nm|| WNW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Mon 4:06 PM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm|| N|
|Maceió||Mon 3:06 PM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 3:06 PM||867 km||539 miles||468 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 3:06 PM||914 km||568 miles||493 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 4:06 PM||1947 km||1210 miles||1051 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Mon 3:06 PM||1970 km||1224 miles||1063 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 4:06 PM||2060 km||1280 miles||1112 nm|| SW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 4:06 PM||2342 km||1455 miles||1265 nm|| SW|
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