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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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 52° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.53 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 46.8"929.29 miwest0° 02' 00.6"2.31 minorth929.40 mi
24 hours15° 04' 02.6"974.83 mieast1° 30' 20.9"103.59 minorth985.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Thu 12:42 PM213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasThu 12:42 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth N
Pirassununga *Thu 1:42 PM551 km343 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Thu 1:42 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:42 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:42 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Thu 1:42 PM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
Curitiba *Thu 1:42 PM618 km384 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Thu 1:42 PM688 km427 miles371 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Thu 12:42 PM723 km449 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
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