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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:08:00 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: 42%

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 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 08' South, Longitude: 40° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 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' 05.7"1003.55 miWest0° 11' 54.5"13.64 miSouth1003.57 mi
24 hours11° 49' 32.6"817.44 miEast4° 44' 51.7"326.23 miSouth878.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SobralFri 6:08 AM173 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
ParnaíbaFri 6:08 AM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 6:08 AM263 km164 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 6:08 AM886 km551 miles478 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 7:08 AM893 km555 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 6:08 AM915 km569 miles494 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 6:08 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 6:08 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 7:08 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 6:08 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW

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