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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: 46%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 20:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 46' North, Longitude: 37° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 34.5"1005.53 miwest0° 11' 21.8"13.01 minorth1005.56 mi
24 hours10° 51' 43.0"751.02 mieast4° 25' 02.2"303.54 minorth808.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 5:02 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 6:02 PM816 km507 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeWed 5:02 PM1119 km696 miles604 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémWed 5:02 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 5:02 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 5:02 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboWed 5:02 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaWed 7:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Wed 6:02 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownWed 4:02 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmWest-northwest WNW
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