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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 11:26:00 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 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 61° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 444.52 meters/second, 1600.3 kilometres/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.57 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.4"994.19 miWest0° 11' 39.8"13.36 miSouth994.06 mi
24 hours12° 35' 13.8"863.58 miEast4° 30' 15.2"309.56 miSouth912.45 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréSat 7:26 AM175 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto VelhoSat 7:26 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSat 7:26 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaSat 7:26 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 7:26 AM727 km452 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 7:26 AM1229 km763 miles663 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 7:26 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSat 8:26 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSat 7:26 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 8:26 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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