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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 09:08:00 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: 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
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 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
ParnaíbaFri 6:08 AM191 km118 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 6:08 AM260 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 6:08 AM891 km553 miles481 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 7:08 AM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 6:08 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 6:08 AM1215 km755 miles656 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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