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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 23° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.84 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 45.4"929.96 miwest0° 02' 20.9"2.69 misouth929.84 mi
24 hours15° 21' 11.5"994.05 mieast0° 11' 58.5"13.73 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
SalvadorWed 9:36 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 9:36 AM1856 km1154 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownWed 12:36 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:36 AM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 10:36 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 9:36 AM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Wed 10:36 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:36 PM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:36 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémWed 9:36 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmNorthwest NW
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