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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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 38° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.49 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.1"980.78 miwest0° 08' 53.8"10.20 misouth981.12 mi
24 hours11° 03' 35.3"746.26 mieast3° 49' 13.3"262.60 misouth795.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 3:38 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmEast E
CayenneMon 1:38 AM1795 km1116 miles969 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 1:38 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSouth S
BelémMon 1:38 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 1:38 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarMon 4:38 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmEast E
GeorgetownMon 12:38 AM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulMon 4:38 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmEast E
RecifeMon 1:38 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth S
BridgetownMon 12:38 AM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmWest W
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