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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 2:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 38° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 415.44 meters/second, 1495.6 kilometres/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 45.2"929.02 miWest0° 01' 51.7"2.13 miNorth929.11 mi
24 hours15° 05' 16.2"975.90 miEast1° 26' 56.3"99.67 miNorth985.51 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Thu 12:46 PM155 km96 miles84 nmWest-northwest WNW
Petrópolis *Thu 12:46 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Thu 12:46 PM495 km308 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM506 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:46 PM535 km333 miles289 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 11:46 AM862 km536 miles466 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 12:46 PM1097 km682 miles593 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:46 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:46 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth N

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