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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' South, Longitude: 49° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 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
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.4"978.84 miwest0° 10' 40.9"12.24 misouth978.60 mi
24 hours13° 26' 46.2"910.38 mieast3° 56' 54.8"271.45 misouth942.99 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 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Sun 9:26 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Sun 9:26 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasSun 8:26 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
São Félix do XinguSun 8:26 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSun 8:26 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 8:26 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sun 9:26 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:26 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 8:26 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNortheast NE

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