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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 53° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 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 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.4"978.13 miwest0° 10' 29.3"12.02 minorth978.52 mi
24 hours12° 26' 50.7"841.77 mieast4° 24' 09.9"302.59 minorth900.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sinop *Sun 3:46 PM193 km120 miles104 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasSun 3:46 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguSun 3:46 PM640 km398 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Sun 4:46 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 2:46 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSun 2:46 PM1214 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
BelémSun 3:46 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 2:46 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 4:46 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Sun 3:46 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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