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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.55 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 41.0"13.38 minorth1003.50 mi
24 hours11° 10' 34.9"771.99 mieast4° 37' 53.6"318.23 minorth835.76 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 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatalTue 4:06 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 4:06 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest W
RecifeTue 4:06 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 4:06 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 4:06 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 5:06 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 4:06 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 6:06 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 5:06 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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