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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: 12%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 21° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.61 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.02 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.8"960.79 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 misouth960.49 mi
24 hours14° 17' 48.0"952.47 mieast3° 04' 30.4"211.48 misouth968.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 7:26 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 10:26 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmEast E
SalvadorMon 7:26 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 7:26 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 8:26 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 10:26 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 8:26 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 8:26 AM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmWest W
FreetownMon 10:26 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 10:26 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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