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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 37' South
Longitude: 18° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.89 meters/second, 1497.2 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 46.0"930.05 miwest0° 02' 24.1"2.75 misouth929.93 mi
24 hours15° 21' 09.5"994.10 mieast0° 13' 15.7"15.21 misouth993.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:16 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 9:16 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 9:16 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:16 AM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 9:16 AM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Wed 10:16 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaWed 12:16 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Wed 10:16 AM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmWest W
FreetownWed 12:16 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:16 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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