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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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 41' North
Longitude: 43° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 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' 35.2"783.81 mieast4° 41' 56.9"322.89 misouth848.29 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 AM705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 5:34 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneThu 5:34 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboThu 5:34 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:34 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownThu 4:34 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:34 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 4:34 AM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 6:34 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 4:34 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNorthwest NW
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