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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, May 14, 2012 at 10:42:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 35%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 14, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 11' South, Longitude: 51° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.95 meters/second, 1619.8 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.77 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 38.2"1006.44 miWest0° 11' 25.2"13.08 miNorth1006.59 mi
24 hours10° 25' 35.7"720.69 miEast4° 32' 10.7"311.68 miNorth785.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémMon 7:42 AM345 km215 miles186 nmWest W
BelémMon 7:42 AM360 km223 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Félix do XinguMon 7:42 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 7:42 AM791 km492 miles427 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 7:42 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausMon 6:42 AM940 km584 miles508 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 7:42 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownMon 6:42 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaMon 7:42 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmEast E
BrasiliaMon 7:42 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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