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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 11:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 42° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 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' 09.4"959.53 miWest0° 08' 46.8"10.06 miSouth959.23 mi
24 hours14° 20' 53.8"954.80 miEast3° 00' 26.6"206.82 miSouth969.55 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 AM139 km87 miles75 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória da ConquistaMon 8:56 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 9:56 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 9:56 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Vitória *Mon 9:56 AM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 8:56 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
Goiânia *Mon 9:56 AM685 km425 miles370 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:56 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 9:56 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:56 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmNortheast NE

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