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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 5:10:00 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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 58° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.4"940.48 miWest0° 05' 46.0"6.61 miNorth940.78 mi
24 hours14° 18' 50.1"935.70 miEast2° 52' 01.0"197.17 miNorth963.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 2:10 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 1:10 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzFri 1:10 PM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 2:10 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
SucreFri 1:10 PM729 km453 miles394 nmWest W
SaltaFri 2:10 PM964 km599 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 1:10 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 3:10 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 3:10 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmNorthwest NW

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