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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: 25%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 31° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.13 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.3"993.39 miwest0° 11' 25.1"13.08 minorth993.70 mi
24 hours11° 43' 39.3"803.58 mieast4° 38' 20.1"318.76 minorth867.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 3:06 PM358 km222 miles193 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaMon 4:06 PM447 km278 miles242 nmNorth N
NatalMon 3:06 PM461 km287 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióMon 3:06 PM492 km305 miles265 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 3:06 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 3:06 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 4:06 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 3:06 PM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 4:06 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Mon 4:06 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
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