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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' South, Longitude: 52° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.84 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.7"958.99 miWest0° 08' 43.0"9.99 miSouth958.70 mi
24 hours14° 22' 16.6"955.87 miEast2° 58' 35.2"204.69 miSouth970.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasMon 9:36 AM33 km21 miles18 nmEast E
Goiânia *Mon 10:36 AM364 km226 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Mon 10:36 AM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 8:36 AM899 km559 miles485 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:36 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 9:36 AM1160 km721 miles627 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:36 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 8:36 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 9:36 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast E
ManausMon 8:36 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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