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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: 20%
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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 57' South
Longitude: 59° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.6"978.40 miwest0° 10' 38.5"12.19 misouth978.16 mi
24 hours13° 28' 18.8"911.78 mieast3° 55' 38.9"270.02 misouth943.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoSun 8:06 AM634 km394 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSun 8:06 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 8:06 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth N
SucreSun 8:06 AM1025 km637 miles554 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 8:06 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 10:06 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sun 9:06 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth S
BelémSun 9:06 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Sun 10:06 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSun 7:06 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W
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