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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 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 7:26 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 7:26 AM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 7:26 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaSun 8:26 AM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 7:26 AM971 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 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 7:26 AM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmNorthwest NW

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