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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 21° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.62 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' 17.9"960.73 miWest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 miSouth960.44 mi
24 hours14° 17' 45.8"952.37 miEast3° 04' 33.4"211.53 miSouth968.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 10:26 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmEast E
RecifeMon 7:26 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 7:26 AM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 7:26 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 8:26 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 10:26 AM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 8:26 AM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 10:26 AM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 8:26 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest W
ConakryMon 10:26 AM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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