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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 39' South
Longitude: 48° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.41 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.8"994.09 miwest0° 11' 26.8"13.11 minorth994.40 mi
24 hours11° 41' 45.9"801.91 mieast4° 38' 38.7"319.14 minorth866.30 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 PM85 km53 miles46 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 4:16 PM686 km426 miles371 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 5:16 PM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 4:16 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 4:16 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 3:16 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneMon 4:16 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeMon 4:16 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 4:16 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 5:16 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth S
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