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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 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 46° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.31 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.67 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.5"939.96 miwest0° 05' 39.3"6.48 minorth940.25 mi
24 hours14° 20' 36.6"937.19 mieast2° 49' 40.9"194.49 minorth964.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Uberaba *Fri 2:20 PM181 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
Uberlândia *Fri 2:20 PM205 km128 miles111 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Fri 2:20 PM265 km164 miles143 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pirassununga *Fri 2:20 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Fri 2:20 PM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Goiânia *Fri 2:20 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
Campinas *Fri 2:20 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Fri 2:20 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth S
Santos *Fri 2:20 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
Niterói *Fri 2:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE

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