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 19:16:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||48° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.41 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 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' 57.8"||994.09 mi||west||0° 11' 26.8"||13.11 mi||north||994.40 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 45.9"||801.91 mi||east||4° 38' 38.7"||319.14 mi||north||866.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Araguaína *||Mon 5:16 PM||85 km||53 miles||46 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Mon 4:16 PM||686 km||426 miles||371 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:16 PM||907 km||564 miles||490 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:16 PM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm|| ENE|
|Salvador||Mon 4:16 PM||1277 km||793 miles||689 nm|| ESE|
|Manaus||Mon 3:16 PM||1338 km||831 miles||722 nm|| WNW|
|Cayenne||Mon 4:16 PM||1445 km||898 miles||780 nm|| NNW|
|Recife||Mon 4:16 PM||1539 km||956 miles||831 nm|| E|
|Paramaribo||Mon 4:16 PM||1647 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 5:16 PM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm|| S|
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