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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: 16%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 41° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.05 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.9"977.59 miwest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 minorth977.98 mi
24 hours12° 28' 32.3"843.28 mieast4° 23' 22.1"301.71 minorth901.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 2:56 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sun 3:56 PM747 km464 miles403 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSun 2:56 PM905 km562 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSun 2:56 PM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:56 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 3:56 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 2:56 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 2:56 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSun 2:56 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 1:56 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmWest-northwest WNW
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