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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 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' South, Longitude: 49° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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' 27.3"978.90 miwest0° 10' 40.9"12.24 misouth978.66 mi
24 hours13° 26' 48.8"910.48 mieast3° 56' 52.7"271.43 misouth943.08 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 9:26 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Sun 9:26 AM471 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Sun 9:26 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasSun 8:26 AM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Félix do XinguSun 8:26 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSun 8:26 AM1153 km716 miles623 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 8:26 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sun 9:26 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:26 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 8:26 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmNortheast NE
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