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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 21° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.86 meters/second, 1497.1 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' 45.8"930.00 miwest0° 02' 22.4"2.72 misouth929.89 mi
24 hours15° 21' 10.7"994.08 mieast0° 12' 37.0"14.47 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 12:26 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 9:26 AM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 9:26 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:26 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 10:26 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 9:26 AM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Wed 10:26 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:26 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:26 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 12:26 PM3418 km2124 miles1845 nmNortheast NE
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