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 Tuesday, December 18, 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: 36%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||34° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 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' 31.5"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.4"||1003.39 mi||west||0° 11' 40.9"||13.38 mi||north||1003.57 mi|
|24 hours||11° 10' 33.6"||772.03 mi||east||4° 37' 53.3"||318.24 mi||north||835.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Tue 5:06 PM||273 km||169 miles||147 nm|| ESE|
|Natal||Tue 4:06 PM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Tue 4:06 PM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm|| W|
|Recife||Tue 4:06 PM||560 km||348 miles||303 nm|| S|
|Salvador||Tue 4:06 PM||1174 km||730 miles||634 nm|| SSW|
|Belém||Tue 4:06 PM||1542 km||958 miles||832 nm|| W|
|Brasilia *||Tue 5:06 PM||2018 km||1254 miles||1090 nm|| SW|
|Cayenne||Tue 4:06 PM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| WNW|
|Praia||Tue 6:06 PM||2338 km||1453 miles||1262 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 5:06 PM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm|| SSW|
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