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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 = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 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: 21%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 39' South, Longitude: 34° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 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' 32.9"979.58 miWest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 miSouth979.34 mi
24 hours13° 24' 31.3"908.43 miEast3° 58' 43.7"273.53 miSouth941.78 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 AM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 7:26 AM397 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 7:26 AM434 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 7:26 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaSun 8:26 AM899 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 7:26 AM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sun 8:26 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 8:26 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Sun 8:26 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 7:26 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorthwest NW

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