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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 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 39' South
Longitude: 23° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.55 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.01 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.8"960.65 miwest0° 08' 54.5"10.21 misouth960.36 mi
24 hours14° 18' 09.0"952.74 mieast3° 04' 03.1"210.96 misouth968.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 7:36 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 7:36 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmWest W
JamestownMon 10:36 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast E
FortalezaMon 7:36 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 8:36 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Mon 8:36 AM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 8:36 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 10:36 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 10:36 AM2922 km1815 miles1578 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 10:36 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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