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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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 33° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.02 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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"0.11 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.9"941.47 miWest0° 05' 56.9"6.82 miSouth941.21 mi
24 hours15° 03' 24.1"985.44 miEast1° 43' 09.0"118.25 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 9:16 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:16 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 9:16 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 10:16 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:16 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 9:16 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 9:16 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 9:16 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 10:16 AM2864 km1779 miles1546 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 12:16 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmEast E

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