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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 14:52:00 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 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 40° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.45 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"929.04 miwest0° 01' 52.6"2.15 minorth929.14 mi
24 hours15° 05' 08.5"975.78 mieast1° 27' 17.8"100.08 minorth985.45 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 12:52 PM49 km31 miles27 nmNorth N
Campos *Thu 12:52 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouthwest SW
Macaé *Thu 12:52 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
Niterói *Thu 12:52 PM371 km231 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:52 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:52 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 12:52 PM720 km447 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 11:52 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Thu 12:52 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:52 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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