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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 3:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 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° 39' West

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

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 02.8"2.35 miNorth929.39 mi
24 hours15° 03' 45.6"974.51 miEast1° 31' 06.9"104.46 miNorth984.82 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Thu 12:56 PM111 km69 miles60 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:56 PM201 km125 miles108 nmSouth S
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:56 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:56 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Thu 12:56 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:56 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:56 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNortheast NE
Encarnación *Thu 12:56 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth S
Santa CruzThu 11:56 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 1:56 PM981 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE

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