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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 52° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.63 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.0"940.67 miwest0° 05' 45.9"6.61 misouth940.42 mi
24 hours15° 05' 08.9"986.62 mieast1° 38' 21.0"112.76 misouth988.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Tue 10:36 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
Barra do GarçasTue 10:36 AM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Tue 11:36 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Tue 11:36 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Tue 11:36 AM654 km407 miles353 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Tue 11:36 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 10:36 AM851 km529 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:36 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreTue 9:36 AM1307 km812 miles705 nmWest W
La PazTue 9:36 AM1644 km1021 miles888 nmWest W
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