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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 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 38° 28' 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"15.67 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.1"939.70 miwest0° 05' 34.8"6.40 minorth939.98 mi
24 hours14° 21' 46.0"938.23 mieast2° 48' 07.7"192.73 minorth965.25 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 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 1:46 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest W
Niterói *Fri 1:46 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:46 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 12:46 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Fri 1:46 PM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 1:46 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 12:46 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 12:46 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 12:46 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmWest-southwest WSW
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