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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 11:16:00 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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 46° 47' 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' 28.3"978.97 miWest0° 10' 41.4"12.25 miSouth978.72 mi
24 hours13° 26' 23.8"910.05 miEast3° 57' 13.1"271.80 miSouth942.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSun 8:16 AM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Palmas *Sun 9:16 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sun 9:16 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sun 9:16 AM603 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 8:16 AM912 km567 miles493 nmEast E
BelémSun 8:16 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 8:16 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:16 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 9:16 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmSouth S
RecifeSun 8:16 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmEast-northeast ENE

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