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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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 29' South
Longitude: 60° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.60 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.5"994.53 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth994.84 mi
24 hours11° 40' 27.3"800.71 mieast4° 38' 50.6"319.36 minorth865.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoMon 4:06 PM358 km222 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausMon 4:06 PM493 km307 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 4:06 PM808 km502 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazMon 4:06 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
SucreMon 4:06 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 5:06 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 5:06 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownMon 4:06 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
CayenneMon 5:06 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Mon 6:06 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSoutheast SE
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