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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 = Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 6:16:00 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: 16%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 46° 32' 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' 48.6"977.76 miWest0° 10' 27.6"11.98 miNorth978.15 mi
24 hours12° 27' 53.0"842.66 miEast4° 23' 40.8"302.04 miNorth900.94 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 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 4:16 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sun 4:16 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 3:16 PM878 km546 miles474 nmEast E
BelémSun 3:16 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:16 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 4:16 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth S
FortalezaSun 3:16 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSun 3:16 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausSun 2:16 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmWest-northwest WNW

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