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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 9:32:00 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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 12' South, Longitude: 46° 05' 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' 04.4"1003.47 miWest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 miSouth1003.50 mi
24 hours11° 50' 07.8"818.07 miEast4° 44' 47.3"326.14 miSouth878.61 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 AM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
BelémFri 6:32 AM279 km173 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaFri 6:32 AM857 km532 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 6:32 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 6:32 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 6:32 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorFri 6:32 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Fri 7:32 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmSouth S
ManausFri 5:32 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 5:32 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorthwest NW

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