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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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 46° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.16 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 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' 48.7"977.84 miwest0° 10' 27.7"11.99 minorth978.23 mi
24 hours12° 27' 50.6"842.69 mieast4° 23' 41.8"302.08 minorth900.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSun 3:16 PM199 km124 miles108 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 4:16 PM411 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sun 4:16 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 3:16 PM907 km563 miles490 nmEast E
BelémSun 3:16 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:16 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 4:16 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmSouth S
FortalezaSun 3:16 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSun 3:16 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausSun 2:16 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorthwest NW
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