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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: 36%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 02' South, Longitude: 34° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"1003.32 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 minorth1003.50 mi
24 hours11° 10' 33.6"771.97 mieast4° 37' 53.3"318.22 minorth835.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaTue 5:06 PM273 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatalTue 4:06 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 4:06 PM437 km272 miles236 nmWest W
RecifeTue 4:06 PM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 4:06 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 4:06 PM1542 km958 miles832 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 5:06 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 4:06 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 6:06 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 5:06 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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