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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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.19 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.2"959.78 miwest0° 08' 48.6"10.10 misouth959.48 mi
24 hours14° 20' 14.5"954.30 mieast3° 01' 18.7"207.81 misouth969.25 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 AM130 km81 miles70 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 8:36 AM146 km91 miles79 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 8:36 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth N
Vitória *Mon 9:36 AM540 km335 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:36 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:36 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 9:36 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:36 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 8:36 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth N
BelémMon 8:36 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorthwest NW

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