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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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' South, Longitude: 61° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 22.7"978.28 miwest0° 10' 37.8"12.18 misouth978.03 mi
24 hours13° 28' 41.3"912.10 mieast3° 55' 20.2"269.67 misouth944.08 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 8:16 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSun 8:16 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 8:16 AM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazSun 8:16 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 8:16 AM878 km546 miles474 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSun 8:16 AM994 km617 miles537 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 9:16 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sun 10:16 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSun 7:16 AM1691 km1050 miles913 nmWest W
BelémSun 9:16 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNortheast NE
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