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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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 46' South
Longitude: 38° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.43 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 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' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 45.1"929.07 miwest0° 01' 51.2"2.13 minorth929.17 mi
24 hours15° 05' 19.8"976.02 mieast1° 26' 45.9"99.48 minorth985.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Thu 12:42 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Thu 12:42 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:42 PM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:42 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 11:42 AM864 km537 miles466 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Thu 12:42 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 12:42 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:42 AM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:42 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 11:42 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-southwest WSW
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