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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: 26%

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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 43° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.1"993.92 miwest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 minorth994.23 mi
24 hours11° 42' 17.5"802.39 mieast4° 38' 33.7"319.04 minorth866.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 3:56 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 3:56 PM838 km521 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
BelémMon 3:56 PM853 km530 miles460 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 4:56 PM989 km615 miles534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 3:56 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast E
CayenneMon 3:56 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 4:56 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 4:56 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth S
ManausMon 2:56 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 3:56 PM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNorthwest NW
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