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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: 31%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' South, Longitude: 40° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.7"994.99 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 misouth994.87 mi
24 hours12° 32' 22.0"860.90 mieast4° 31' 36.8"311.14 misouth910.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteSat 6:58 AM166 km103 miles89 nmEast E
FortalezaSat 6:58 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
MaceióSat 6:58 AM628 km391 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatalSat 6:58 AM629 km391 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 6:58 AM663 km412 miles358 nmEast E
SalvadorSat 6:58 AM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSat 7:58 AM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 6:58 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 7:58 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 7:58 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouth S
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