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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 2:42:00 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 is probably impossible 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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 53° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.60 meters/second, 1496.2 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 41.9"929.35 miWest0° 02' 01.1"2.31 miSouth929.25 mi
24 hours15° 21' 16.0"993.54 miEast0° 03' 55.4"4.50 miSouth993.34 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 *Wed 11:42 AM141 km88 miles76 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasWed 11:42 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad del Este *Wed 11:42 AM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 12:42 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Wed 12:42 PM616 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Wed 12:42 PM625 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
Curitiba *Wed 12:42 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Wed 11:42 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Wed 12:42 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Wed 12:42 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE

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