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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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 45° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.01 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 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' 08.4"959.45 miwest0° 08' 45.7"10.04 misouth959.15 mi
24 hours14° 21' 16.8"955.17 mieast2° 59' 55.7"206.24 misouth969.79 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 10:06 AM212 km131 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Mon 10:06 AM242 km150 miles131 nmWest W
Goiânia *Mon 10:06 AM403 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 10:06 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:06 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 9:06 AM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Mon 10:06 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 9:06 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 9:06 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 9:06 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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