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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 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 44' South
Longitude: 31° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 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' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.0"960.25 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 misouth959.95 mi
24 hours14° 19' 12.0"953.55 mieast3° 02' 41.2"209.40 misouth968.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 8:06 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 8:06 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:06 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 8:06 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 9:06 AM1786 km1110 miles965 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:06 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 8:06 AM2468 km1533 miles1333 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownMon 11:06 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmEast E
Asuncion *Mon 8:06 AM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 8:06 AM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmNorthwest NW
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