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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 45° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 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 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.5"959.39 miwest0° 08' 45.9"10.04 misouth959.10 mi
24 hours14° 21' 14.6"955.07 mieast2° 59' 58.9"206.29 misouth969.70 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 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Mon 10:06 AM270 km168 miles146 nmWest W
Goiânia *Mon 10:06 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 10:06 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 9:06 AM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:06 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Mon 10:06 AM862 km536 miles465 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 9:06 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 9:06 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 9:06 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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