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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 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 41' North
Longitude: 43° 10' 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' 02.0"1004.29 miwest0° 11' 31.4"13.20 misouth1004.45 mi
24 hours11° 20' 33.4"783.77 mieast4° 41' 56.2"322.88 misouth848.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémThu 5:32 AM747 km464 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 5:32 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneThu 5:32 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboThu 5:32 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:32 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownThu 4:32 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:32 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 4:32 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 6:32 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 4:32 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmWest-northwest WNW
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