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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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 47° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.2"979.02 miwest0° 10' 41.4"12.25 misouth978.78 mi
24 hours13° 26' 26.3"910.15 mieast3° 57' 11.0"271.78 misouth942.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palmas *Sun 9:16 AM227 km141 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
BarreirasSun 8:16 AM230 km143 miles124 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 9:16 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sun 9:16 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 8:16 AM941 km584 miles508 nmEast E
BelémSun 8:16 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 8:16 AM1290 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:16 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 9:16 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmSouth S
RecifeSun 8:16 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
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