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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: 5%
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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 19° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.30 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 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' 08.4"942.17 miwest0° 06' 04.7"6.97 misouth941.91 mi
24 hours15° 02' 05.3"984.66 mieast1° 46' 36.2"122.22 misouth986.89 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 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmEast E
RecifeTue 8:16 AM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 8:16 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 9:16 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 8:16 AM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 9:16 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 11:16 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Tue 9:16 AM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmWest W
FreetownTue 11:16 AM3089 km1920 miles1668 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanTue 11:16 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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