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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 = Friday, December 14, 2012 at 2:42:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' South, Longitude: 22° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.87 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.65 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 02.2"938.98 miWest0° 05' 26.0"6.23 miNorth939.26 mi
24 hours14° 24' 02.8"940.08 miEast2° 45' 01.5"189.16 miNorth966.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 11:42 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 11:42 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownFri 2:42 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:42 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 11:42 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 12:42 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 12:42 PM2684 km1667 miles1449 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 2:42 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 2:42 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 2:42 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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