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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 39° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.44 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 45.2"929.08 miwest0° 01' 51.8"2.14 minorth929.18 mi
24 hours15° 05' 14.8"975.94 mieast1° 27' 00.3"99.76 minorth985.57 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 12:46 PM133 km83 miles72 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campos *Thu 12:46 PM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Thu 12:46 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:46 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM830 km516 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 11:46 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 12:46 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:46 AM1475 km917 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:46 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth N
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