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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 09:28:00 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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 12' South, Longitude: 45° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.6"1003.48 miwest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 misouth1003.51 mi
24 hours11° 50' 02.0"817.96 mieast4° 44' 48.1"326.16 misouth878.52 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 AM103 km64 miles55 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 6:28 AM384 km239 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaFri 6:28 AM746 km463 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 6:28 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 6:28 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorFri 6:28 AM1398 km868 miles755 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 6:28 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 7:28 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
ManausFri 5:28 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 5:28 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorthwest NW

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