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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 13:36:00 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: 5%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 52° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.64 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.7 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"940.62 miwest0° 05' 46.0"6.61 misouth940.37 mi
24 hours15° 05' 07.4"986.54 mieast1° 38' 25.0"112.83 misouth987.99 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 GarçasTue 10:36 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Tue 11:36 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Tue 11:36 AM614 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Tue 11:36 AM631 km392 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Tue 11:36 AM796 km495 miles430 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 10:36 AM867 km539 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 9:36 AM936 km582 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:36 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreTue 9:36 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 10:36 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
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