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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' South, Longitude: 33° 01' 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' 07.1"1003.64 miwest0° 11' 54.4"13.63 misouth1003.67 mi
24 hours11° 48' 49.0"816.65 mieast4° 44' 56.9"326.32 misouth877.46 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 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalFri 5:38 AM482 km300 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 5:38 AM648 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 5:38 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 5:38 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 5:38 AM1723 km1070 miles930 nmWest W
PraiaFri 7:38 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 6:38 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 5:38 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauFri 8:38 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNortheast NE
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