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 31, 2012 at 04:38:00 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: 93%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.49 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 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' 32.2"||16.35 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||south||16.35 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 10.1"||980.78 mi||west||0° 08' 53.8"||10.20 mi||south||981.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 35.3"||746.26 mi||east||3° 49' 13.3"||262.60 mi||south||795.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 3:38 AM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Mon 1:38 AM||1795 km||1116 miles||969 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 1:38 AM||1826 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| S|
|Belém||Mon 1:38 AM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| SW|
|Paramaribo||Mon 1:38 AM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm|| WSW|
|Dakar||Mon 4:38 AM||2236 km||1389 miles||1207 nm|| E|
|Georgetown||Mon 12:38 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| WSW|
|Banjul||Mon 4:38 AM||2326 km||1445 miles||1256 nm|| E|
|Recife||Mon 1:38 AM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm|| S|
|Bridgetown||Mon 12:38 AM||2344 km||1456 miles||1266 nm|| W|
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