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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 55' South
Longitude: 38° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.69 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 02.4"941.31 miwest0° 05' 54.1"6.77 misouth941.05 mi
24 hours15° 03' 51.8"985.81 mieast1° 41' 54.3"116.84 misouth987.58 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 10:36 AM251 km156 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Tue 10:36 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
Niterói *Tue 10:36 AM653 km406 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 9:36 AM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:36 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 10:36 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 10:36 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 9:36 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 9:36 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 9:36 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
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