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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 6:56:00 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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' South, Longitude: 56° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 437.38 meters/second, 1574.6 kilometres/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.4"978.25 miWest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 miNorth978.65 mi
24 hours12° 26' 29.9"841.47 miEast4° 24' 19.4"302.78 miNorth900.01 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sinop *Sun 3:56 PM78 km48 miles42 nmEast-northeast ENE
Barra do GarçasSun 3:56 PM594 km369 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzSun 2:56 PM981 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 4:56 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 3:56 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth S
ManausSun 2:56 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSun 2:56 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSun 2:56 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest W
La PazSun 2:56 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 3:56 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmNortheast NE

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