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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 50° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.90 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 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' 06.6"959.13 miwest0° 08' 43.9"10.01 misouth958.83 mi
24 hours14° 21' 56.0"955.61 mieast2° 59' 03.2"205.22 misouth970.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Mon 10:26 AM128 km79 miles69 nmSoutheast SE
Anápolis *Mon 10:26 AM136 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasMon 9:26 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 10:26 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast E
São Paulo *Mon 10:26 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:26 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 9:26 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 9:26 AM1301 km808 miles703 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 9:26 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
SucreMon 8:26 AM1639 km1019 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW

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