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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 37° 56' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 45.0"929.00 miwest0° 01' 51.0"2.12 minorth929.10 mi
24 hours15° 05' 21.2"975.98 mieast1° 26' 41.9"99.40 minorth985.55 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 PM256 km159 miles138 nmWest W
Niterói *Thu 12:42 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:42 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:42 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 11:42 AM865 km538 miles467 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Thu 12:42 PM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 12:42 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:42 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:42 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 11:42 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-southwest WSW

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