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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 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 45° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.64 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.9"1003.58 miwest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 minorth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 09' 46.4"771.23 mieast4° 37' 39.5"317.98 minorth834.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisTue 4:52 PM179 km112 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 4:52 PM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaTue 4:52 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast E
CayenneTue 4:52 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 4:52 PM1345 km835 miles726 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorTue 4:52 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboTue 4:52 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Tue 5:52 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth S
ManausTue 3:52 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 3:52 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorthwest NW
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