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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:32:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 42° 54' 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"1004.21 miWest0° 11' 31.3"13.19 miSouth1004.38 mi
24 hours11° 20' 32.3"783.70 miEast4° 41' 55.6"322.85 miSouth848.17 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 AM770 km479 miles416 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 5:32 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneThu 5:32 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboThu 5:32 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:32 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownThu 4:32 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:32 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 4:32 AM2010 km1249 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 6:32 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 4:32 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-northwest WNW

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