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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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.20 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 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' 11.3"959.80 miwest0° 08' 48.8"10.10 misouth959.50 mi
24 hours14° 20' 12.3"954.27 mieast3° 01' 21.8"207.87 misouth969.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusMon 8:36 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 8:36 AM166 km103 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 8:36 AM316 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
Vitória *Mon 9:36 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:36 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:36 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 9:36 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:36 AM1236 km768 miles668 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 8:36 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth N
BelémMon 8:36 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorthwest NW
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