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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
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 AM729 km453 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 5:34 AM890 km553 miles481 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneThu 5:34 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboThu 5:34 AM1353 km840 miles730 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 5:34 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownThu 4:34 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 5:34 AM1814 km1127 miles979 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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