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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 6:06:00 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: 8%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 57° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.98 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.7"958.69 miWest0° 08' 37.6"9.89 miNorth959.08 mi
24 hours13° 21' 53.8"888.30 miEast3° 49' 50.9"263.36 miNorth934.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sat 3:06 PM158 km98 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 2:06 PM374 km232 miles202 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasSat 3:06 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast E
Santa CruzSat 2:06 PM635 km395 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 2:06 PM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sat 3:06 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sat 4:06 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmEast E
La PazSat 2:06 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest W
Rio BrancoSat 2:06 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 4:06 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmSoutheast SE

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