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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 20° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 45.8"929.94 miWest0° 02' 22.7"2.73 miSouth929.83 mi
24 hours15° 21' 10.6"994.01 miEast0° 12' 41.4"14.55 miSouth993.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:26 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 9:26 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 9:26 AM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:26 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 9:26 AM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Wed 10:26 AM2688 km1670 miles1452 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 10:26 AM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:26 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:26 PM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 12:26 PM3402 km2114 miles1837 nmNortheast NE

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