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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 13:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 23° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.34 meters/second, 1495.2 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 43.2"928.80 miwest0° 01' 41.5"1.94 minorth928.89 mi
24 hours15° 06' 35.7"977.13 mieast1° 23' 05.5"95.27 minorth986.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorThu 10:42 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 10:42 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownThu 1:42 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:42 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 11:42 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:42 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Thu 11:42 AM2626 km1631 miles1418 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 1:42 PM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:42 PM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémThu 10:42 AM3449 km2143 miles1863 nmNorthwest NW
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