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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 12:06:00 PM.

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 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' 04.6"941.57 miWest0° 05' 58.2"6.84 miSouth941.32 mi
24 hours15° 03' 11.0"985.30 miEast1° 43' 44.2"118.93 miSouth987.25 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 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 9:06 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:06 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 10:06 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:06 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 9:06 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownTue 12:06 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmEast E
BelémTue 9:06 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 9:06 AM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 10:06 AM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmSouthwest SW

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