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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 55° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.56 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 47.3"929.28 miwest0° 02' 02.9"2.35 minorth929.39 mi
24 hours15° 03' 44.3"974.48 mieast1° 31' 10.8"104.54 minorth984.81 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 12:56 PM144 km90 miles78 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:56 PM202 km125 miles109 nmSouth S
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:56 PM206 km128 miles111 nmWest W
Asuncion *Thu 12:56 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:56 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:56 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:56 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:56 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 11:56 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:56 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE

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