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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 37° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.7"1004.24 miwest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 misouth1004.40 mi
24 hours11° 20' 11.8"783.31 mieast4° 41' 46.5"322.70 misouth847.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 5:08 AM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaThu 6:08 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeThu 5:08 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémThu 5:08 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 5:08 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 5:08 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
ParamariboThu 5:08 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest W
PraiaThu 7:08 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownThu 4:08 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Thu 6:08 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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