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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 47° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.6"959.26 miwest0° 08' 44.8"10.03 misouth958.96 mi
24 hours14° 21' 35.2"955.34 mieast2° 59' 31.0"205.76 misouth969.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Mon 10:16 AM17 km11 miles9 nmNorthwest NW
Anápolis *Mon 10:16 AM137 km85 miles74 nmWest-southwest WSW
Goiânia *Mon 10:16 AM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
Barra do GarçasMon 9:16 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Mon 10:16 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
Pirassununga *Mon 10:16 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 10:16 AM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:16 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 9:16 AM1052 km653 miles568 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Mon 9:16 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouthwest SW

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