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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 38° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.0"939.62 miwest0° 05' 34.7"6.39 minorth939.91 mi
24 hours14° 21' 48.5"938.19 mieast2° 48' 04.6"192.65 minorth965.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Fri 1:46 PM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 1:46 PM602 km374 miles325 nmWest W
Niterói *Fri 1:46 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:46 PM664 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 12:46 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Fri 1:46 PM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 1:46 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 12:46 PM1282 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 12:46 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 12:46 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
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