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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 12:02:00 PM.

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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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 44° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.04 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.8"959.45 miWest0° 08' 46.2"10.05 miSouth959.15 mi
24 hours14° 21' 06.2"954.97 miEast3° 00' 09.9"206.50 miSouth969.64 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 10:02 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Mon 10:02 AM373 km232 miles202 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Mon 10:02 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Mon 10:02 AM527 km327 miles284 nmWest W
Vitória *Mon 10:02 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 9:02 AM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:02 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 10:02 AM883 km548 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 9:02 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 9:02 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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