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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 36° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.97 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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' 03.1"941.41 miwest0° 05' 55.4"6.79 misouth941.16 mi
24 hours15° 03' 38.8"985.67 mieast1° 42' 29.7"117.51 misouth987.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 10:26 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 9:26 AM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:26 AM866 km538 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 9:26 AM1203 km747 miles649 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 10:26 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:26 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaTue 9:26 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 9:26 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 9:26 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Tue 10:26 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmSouthwest SW
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