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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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 53° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.54 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' 47.0"929.24 miwest0° 02' 01.1"2.32 minorth929.35 mi
24 hours15° 03' 58.9"974.71 mieast1° 30' 31.1"103.78 minorth984.92 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 12:46 PM143 km89 miles77 nmWest-northwest WNW
Barra do GarçasThu 12:46 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:46 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:46 PM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Thu 1:46 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Thu 1:46 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
Curitiba *Thu 1:46 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
Campinas *Thu 1:46 PM681 km423 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Thu 1:46 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
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