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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 35° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.26 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.2"959.93 miwest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 misouth959.63 mi
24 hours14° 19' 51.4"954.00 mieast3° 01' 49.4"208.40 misouth969.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 8:26 AM429 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióMon 8:26 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
RecifeMon 8:26 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:26 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 9:26 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 8:26 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 9:26 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 8:26 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 8:26 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 8:26 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmNorthwest NW
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