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 18:56:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||43° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 29.8"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.1"||993.92 mi||west||0° 11' 26.3"||13.10 mi||north||994.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 17.5"||802.39 mi||east||4° 38' 33.7"||319.04 mi||north||866.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Mon 3:56 PM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm|| NE|
|Salvador||Mon 3:56 PM||838 km||521 miles||453 nm|| SE|
|Belém||Mon 3:56 PM||853 km||530 miles||460 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 4:56 PM||989 km||615 miles||534 nm|| SSW|
|Recife||Mon 3:56 PM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Mon 3:56 PM||1677 km||1042 miles||905 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 4:56 PM||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Mon 4:56 PM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm|| S|
|Manaus||Mon 2:56 PM||1847 km||1148 miles||997 nm|| WNW|
|Paramaribo||Mon 3:56 PM||1943 km||1208 miles||1049 nm|| NW|
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