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 20:02:00 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 20:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 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' 32.5"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 34.5"||1005.53 mi||west||0° 11' 21.8"||13.01 mi||north||1005.56 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 43.0"||751.02 mi||east||4° 25' 02.2"||303.54 mi||north||808.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Wed 5:02 PM||632 km||393 miles||341 nm|| SSW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Wed 6:02 PM||816 km||507 miles||441 nm|| SE|
|Recife||Wed 5:02 PM||1119 km||696 miles||604 nm|| SSE|
|Belém||Wed 5:02 PM||1315 km||817 miles||710 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 5:02 PM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Wed 5:02 PM||1727 km||1073 miles||933 nm|| WNW|
|Paramaribo||Wed 5:02 PM||2054 km||1277 miles||1109 nm|| WNW|
|Praia||Wed 7:02 PM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| NE|
|Brasilia *||Wed 6:02 PM||2276 km||1414 miles||1229 nm|| SSW|
|Georgetown||Wed 4:02 PM||2402 km||1492 miles||1297 nm|| WNW|
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