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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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 12' South
Longitude: 46° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.4"958.16 miwest0° 08' 33.3"9.81 minorth958.55 mi
24 hours13° 23' 38.5"889.82 mieast3° 48' 27.5"261.79 minorth935.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sat 3:20 PM135 km84 miles73 nmWest-northwest WNW
Anápolis *Sat 3:20 PM243 km151 miles131 nmWest W
Goiânia *Sat 3:20 PM284 km177 miles153 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 3:20 PM492 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
Barra do GarçasSat 2:20 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Sat 3:20 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sat 3:20 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:20 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 2:20 PM954 km593 miles515 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouthwest SW
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