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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 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 43° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.3"959.58 miwest0° 08' 46.8"10.06 misouth959.28 mi
24 hours14° 20' 56.2"954.90 mieast3° 00' 23.5"206.77 misouth969.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Mon 9:56 AM121 km75 miles65 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 9:56 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Mon 9:56 AM499 km310 miles269 nmWest W
Vitória *Mon 9:56 AM580 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 8:56 AM603 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
Goiânia *Mon 9:56 AM656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:56 AM788 km490 miles425 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 9:56 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:56 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 8:56 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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