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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: 43%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 02' South
Longitude: 33° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"1003.71 miwest0° 11' 54.4"13.64 misouth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 48' 50.8"816.74 mieast4° 44' 56.6"326.34 misouth877.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 6:38 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalFri 5:38 AM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 5:38 AM619 km385 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 5:38 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 5:38 AM1338 km832 miles723 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 5:38 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest W
PraiaFri 7:38 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 6:38 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 5:38 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauFri 8:38 AM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
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