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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 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 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° 55' 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' 52.4"993.47 miwest0° 11' 25.1"13.08 minorth993.78 mi
24 hours11° 43' 37.4"803.61 mieast4° 38' 20.4"318.79 minorth867.88 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 PM328 km204 miles177 nmWest W
NatalMon 3:06 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 4:06 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
MaceióMon 3:06 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 3:06 PM867 km539 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 3:06 PM914 km568 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 4:06 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 3:06 PM1970 km1224 miles1063 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 4:06 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Mon 4:06 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
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