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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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 58° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.55 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' 13.5"940.56 miwest0° 05' 46.0"6.61 minorth940.85 mi
24 hours14° 18' 47.7"935.73 mieast2° 52' 04.2"197.24 minorth963.80 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 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 1:10 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzFri 1:10 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 2:10 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
SucreFri 1:10 PM701 km436 miles379 nmWest W
SaltaFri 2:10 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 1:10 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 3:10 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 3:10 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorthwest NW
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