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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:42:00 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: 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 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 10:42 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 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 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 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 AM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmNorthwest NW

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