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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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' South, Longitude: 57° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.98 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.8"958.73 miWest0° 08' 41.0"9.95 miSouth958.43 mi
24 hours14° 22' 57.8"956.40 miEast2° 57' 39.3"203.62 miSouth970.47 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 9:56 AM148 km92 miles80 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 8:56 AM386 km240 miles208 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasMon 9:56 AM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
Santa CruzMon 8:56 AM650 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreMon 8:56 AM902 km561 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 10:56 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E
Asuncion *Mon 9:56 AM1029 km639 miles555 nmSouth S
La PazMon 8:56 AM1151 km715 miles622 nmWest W
Rio BrancoMon 8:56 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 10:56 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmSoutheast SE

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