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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 19:42:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||32° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 32.5"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 33.8"||1005.56 mi||west||0° 11' 22.3"||13.02 mi||north||1005.59 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 52.7"||751.24 mi||east||4° 25' 16.7"||303.82 mi||north||808.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 5:42 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Wed 4:42 PM||927 km||576 miles||500 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Wed 4:42 PM||1123 km||698 miles||606 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Wed 6:42 PM||1749 km||1086 miles||944 nm|| NNE|
|Salvador||Wed 4:42 PM||1763 km||1095 miles||952 nm|| SSW|
|Belém||Wed 4:42 PM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| W|
|Bissau||Wed 7:42 PM||2156 km||1340 miles||1164 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Wed 7:42 PM||2161 km||1343 miles||1167 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Wed 7:42 PM||2171 km||1349 miles||1172 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Wed 7:42 PM||2227 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| ENE|
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