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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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 44° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.8"977.71 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 minorth978.11 mi
24 hours12° 28' 11.5"842.99 mieast4° 23' 32.0"301.90 minorth901.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSun 3:06 PM64 km40 miles35 nmWest W
Brasilia *Sun 4:06 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSun 3:06 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 3:06 PM1138 km707 miles614 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSun 3:06 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:06 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 4:06 PM1274 km791 miles688 nmSouth S
BelémSun 3:06 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 2:06 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sun 3:06 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
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