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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 2:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 54° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 415.59 meters/second, 1496.1 kilometres/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Wed 11:46 AM47 km29 miles25 nmNorthwest NW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 11:46 AM254 km158 miles137 nmSouthwest SW
Fuerte Olimpo *Wed 11:46 AM379 km235 miles204 nmWest W
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
Encarnación *Wed 11:46 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Wed 12:46 PM847 km526 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Wed 12:46 PM865 km538 miles467 nmNortheast NE

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