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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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:58:00 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: 31%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' South, Longitude: 40° 31' 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' 33.8"994.93 miWest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 miSouth994.81 mi
24 hours12° 32' 19.7"860.80 miEast4° 31' 37.9"311.14 miSouth910.52 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 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast E
FortalezaSat 6:58 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaceióSat 6:58 AM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatalSat 6:58 AM604 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 6:58 AM631 km392 miles341 nmEast E
SalvadorSat 6:58 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSat 7:58 AM964 km599 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 6:58 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 7:58 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 7:58 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmSouth S

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