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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 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 13:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 48' South
Longitude: 23° 51' 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"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 43.3"928.87 miwest0° 01' 41.5"1.94 minorth928.96 mi
24 hours15° 06' 34.4"977.18 mieast1° 23' 09.7"95.35 minorth986.18 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 AM1782 km1108 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 10:42 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownThu 1:42 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:42 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 11:42 AM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:42 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Thu 11:42 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 1:42 PM3321 km2063 miles1793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémThu 10:42 AM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmNorthwest NW
FreetownThu 1:42 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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