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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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 42' North
Longitude: 42° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 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' 02.1"1004.28 miwest0° 11' 31.3"13.19 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 20' 29.8"783.69 mieast4° 41' 54.6"322.85 misouth848.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 5:28 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémThu 5:28 AM836 km520 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 5:28 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:28 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboThu 5:28 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:28 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 4:28 AM1827 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausThu 4:28 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 6:28 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 4:28 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-northwest WNW
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