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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 3:46:00 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: 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 PM251 km156 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 1:46 PM608 km378 miles328 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 PM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Fri 1:46 PM997 km620 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 1:46 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 12:46 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 12:46 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 12:46 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW

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