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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: 8%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 32° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.5"957.36 miwest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 minorth957.76 mi
24 hours13° 25' 58.8"891.77 mieast3° 46' 34.1"259.63 minorth936.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 1:20 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 1:20 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 2:20 PM1358 km844 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSat 1:20 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sat 2:20 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 2:20 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 1:20 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM2814 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSat 4:20 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmEast E
Montevideo *Sat 2:20 PM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmSouthwest SW
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