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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 26%

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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 48° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.40 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.7"994.02 miwest0° 11' 26.8"13.11 minorth994.32 mi
24 hours11° 41' 47.5"801.88 mieast4° 38' 38.4"319.11 minorth866.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Araguaína *Mon 5:16 PM64 km40 miles35 nmNortheast NE
São Félix do XinguMon 4:16 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémMon 4:16 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 5:16 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 4:16 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 4:16 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 3:16 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneMon 4:16 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeMon 4:16 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 4:16 PM1660 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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