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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' South, Longitude: 58° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.47 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.8"978.35 miWest0° 10' 38.6"12.19 miSouth978.10 mi
24 hours13° 28' 16.3"911.68 miEast3° 55' 40.9"270.04 miSouth943.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 8:06 AM542 km337 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto VelhoSun 8:06 AM656 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaSun 8:06 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
ManausSun 8:06 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 8:06 AM1007 km625 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSun 8:06 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 8:06 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 10:06 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sun 9:06 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth S
BelémSun 9:06 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE

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