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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 8:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 43° 23' 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"1004.22 miWest0° 11' 31.4"13.20 miSouth1004.38 mi
24 hours11° 20' 34.1"783.73 miEast4° 41' 56.4"322.86 miSouth848.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémThu 5:34 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 5:34 AM892 km554 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneThu 5:34 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboThu 5:34 AM1353 km840 miles730 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:34 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownThu 4:34 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:34 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 4:34 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 6:34 AM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 4:34 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorthwest NW

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