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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 54° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.78 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 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' 04.7"958.86 miWest0° 08' 41.9"9.97 miSouth958.56 mi
24 hours14° 22' 37.3"956.14 miEast2° 58' 07.3"204.16 miSouth970.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Mon 9:46 AM128 km79 miles69 nmWest-northwest WNW
Barra do GarçasMon 9:46 AM290 km180 miles157 nmEast E
Goiânia *Mon 10:46 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 8:46 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 10:46 AM759 km472 miles410 nmEast E
Asuncion *Mon 9:46 AM1068 km663 miles576 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreMon 8:46 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Mon 10:46 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 8:46 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:46 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmSoutheast SE

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