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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: 21%
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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 39' South
Longitude: 35° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.33 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.8"979.64 miwest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 misouth979.40 mi
24 hours13° 24' 33.8"908.53 mieast3° 58' 41.7"273.51 misouth941.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSun 7:26 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AracajuSun 7:26 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 7:26 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 7:26 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 7:26 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaSun 8:26 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 7:26 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sun 8:26 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 8:26 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sun 8:26 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
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