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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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 33° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.31 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.1"960.05 miwest0° 08' 50.6"10.14 misouth959.75 mi
24 hours14° 19' 32.9"953.76 mieast3° 02' 13.8"208.86 misouth968.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 8:16 AM609 km379 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 8:16 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:16 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 8:16 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 9:16 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:16 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 8:16 AM2273 km1413 miles1227 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 8:16 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 11:16 AM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmEast E
CayenneMon 8:16 AM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmNorthwest NW

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