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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:16:00 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: 5%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 19° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.71 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 08.5"942.11 miWest0° 06' 04.8"6.97 miSouth941.86 mi
24 hours15° 02' 03.8"984.57 miEast1° 46' 40.1"122.29 miSouth986.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:16 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast E
RecifeTue 8:16 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 8:16 AM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 9:16 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 8:16 AM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 9:16 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 11:16 AM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 11:16 AM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Tue 9:16 AM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmWest W
AbidjanTue 11:16 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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