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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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 13' South
Longitude: 46° 21' 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' 04.3"1003.54 miwest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 misouth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 50' 09.5"818.15 mieast4° 44' 47.1"326.16 misouth878.69 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 6:32 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
BelémFri 6:32 AM252 km157 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaFri 6:32 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 6:32 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 6:32 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 6:32 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorFri 6:32 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Fri 7:32 AM1512 km940 miles816 nmSouth S
ManausFri 5:32 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 5:32 AM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
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