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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: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' South, Longitude: 23° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.88 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.65 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 02.3"939.05 miwest0° 05' 26.2"6.23 minorth939.33 mi
24 hours14° 24' 00.3"940.11 mieast2° 45' 04.7"189.23 minorth966.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 11:42 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 11:42 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownFri 2:42 PM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:42 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 11:42 AM2407 km1495 miles1300 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 12:42 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 12:42 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 2:42 PM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 2:42 PM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 2:42 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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