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 19:06:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||46° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 29.9"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.10"||994.01 mi||west||0° 11' 26.6"||13.11 mi||north||994.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 01.6"||802.15 mi||east||4° 38' 36.2"||319.09 mi||north||866.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Araguaína *||Mon 5:06 PM||205 km||127 miles||111 nm|| WNW|
|Belém||Mon 4:06 PM||726 km||451 miles||392 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:06 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:06 PM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| ENE|
|Salvador||Mon 4:06 PM||1047 km||651 miles||565 nm|| SE|
|Recife||Mon 4:06 PM||1272 km||791 miles||687 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Mon 4:06 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm|| NNW|
|Manaus||Mon 3:06 PM||1590 km||988 miles||859 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:06 PM||1727 km||1073 miles||932 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Mon 5:06 PM||1758 km||1093 miles||949 nm|| S|
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