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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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 54° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.33 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.6"978.21 miwest0° 10' 29.4"12.02 minorth978.61 mi
24 hours12° 26' 48.3"841.79 mieast4° 24' 10.9"302.64 minorth900.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSun 3:46 PM456 km284 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sun 4:46 PM777 km483 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausSun 2:46 PM1197 km744 miles647 nmNorthwest NW
BelémSun 3:46 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 2:46 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Sun 4:46 PM1486 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Sun 3:46 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 2:46 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmWest W
La PazSun 2:46 PM1596 km991 miles862 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:46 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSoutheast SE
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