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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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 05' South, Longitude: 58° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.44 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.4"978.46 miwest0° 10' 30.5"12.04 minorth978.85 mi
24 hours12° 26' 06.9"841.20 mieast4° 24' 30.0"303.00 minorth899.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 3:06 PM527 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto VelhoSun 3:06 PM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaSun 3:06 PM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
ManausSun 3:06 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 3:06 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSun 3:06 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 3:06 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 5:06 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sun 4:06 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmSouth S
BelémSun 4:06 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNortheast NE
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