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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: 42%
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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 12' South
Longitude: 45° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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' 04.5"1003.55 miwest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 misouth1003.58 mi
24 hours11° 50' 03.6"818.05 mieast4° 44' 47.8"326.17 misouth878.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisFri 6:28 AM131 km81 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 6:28 AM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaFri 6:28 AM775 km482 miles418 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 6:28 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 6:28 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboFri 6:28 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 6:28 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 7:28 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth S
ManausFri 5:28 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 5:28 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
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