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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 23° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 45.4"929.90 miWest0° 02' 21.0"2.70 miSouth929.78 mi
24 hours15° 21' 11.4"993.98 miEast0° 12' 02.7"13.81 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
SalvadorWed 9:36 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 9:36 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownWed 12:36 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:36 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 10:36 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 9:36 AM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Wed 10:36 AM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:36 PM3271 km2032 miles1766 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:36 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémWed 9:36 AM3475 km2159 miles1877 nmNorthwest NW

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