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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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 33° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.01 meters/second, 1515.6 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' 03.8"941.52 miwest0° 05' 56.8"6.82 misouth941.26 mi
24 hours15° 03' 25.7"985.53 mieast1° 43' 04.9"118.19 misouth987.41 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 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:16 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 9:16 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 10:16 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:16 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 9:16 AM1758 km1093 miles949 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 9:16 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 9:16 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 10:16 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 12:16 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmEast E
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