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 19:52:00 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 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 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' 32.6"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 34.1"||1005.54 mi||west||0° 11' 21.10"||13.02 mi||north||1005.58 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 47.8"||751.13 mi||east||4° 25' 09.6"||303.68 mi||north||808.69 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 5:52 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm|| SSE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 4:52 PM||746 km||464 miles||403 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Wed 4:52 PM||1089 km||676 miles||588 nm|| S|
|Belém||Wed 4:52 PM||1576 km||979 miles||851 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 4:52 PM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Wed 6:52 PM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| NE|
|Cayenne||Wed 4:52 PM||1992 km||1238 miles||1076 nm|| W|
|Paramaribo||Wed 4:52 PM||2319 km||1441 miles||1252 nm|| WNW|
|Dakar||Wed 7:52 PM||2375 km||1476 miles||1283 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Wed 7:52 PM||2378 km||1478 miles||1284 nm|| NE|
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