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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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 14:46:00 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

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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 54° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.59 meters/second, 1496.1 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 41.8"929.33 miwest0° 02' 00.3"2.30 misouth929.23 mi
24 hours15° 21' 15.9"993.53 mieast0° 03' 39.9"4.20 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 11:46 AM48 km30 miles26 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad del Este *Wed 11:46 AM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 12:46 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasWed 11:46 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Wed 11:46 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Wed 12:46 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Wed 12:46 PM847 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 10:46 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 12:46 PM865 km538 miles467 nmNortheast NE
Criciúma *Wed 12:46 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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