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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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 31° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.70 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.5"941.63 miwest0° 05' 58.1"6.84 misouth941.37 mi
24 hours15° 03' 12.4"985.38 mieast1° 43' 40.2"118.86 misouth987.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 9:06 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 9:06 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:06 AM1319 km819 miles712 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 10:06 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:06 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 9:06 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 9:06 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownTue 12:06 PM2733 km1698 miles1475 nmEast E
Asuncion *Tue 9:06 AM2807 km1744 miles1515 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 10:06 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmSouthwest SW
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