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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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 40° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.7"941.20 miwest0° 05' 52.7"6.74 misouth940.95 mi
24 hours15° 04' 04.8"985.94 mieast1° 41' 18.8"116.16 misouth987.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Governador Valadares *Tue 10:46 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest W
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 10:46 AM138 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Tue 10:46 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 10:46 AM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Tue 10:46 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:46 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorTue 9:46 AM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Tue 10:46 AM788 km490 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 10:46 AM823 km512 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 9:46 AM1362 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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