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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 7:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 05' South, Longitude: 58° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 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' 53.3"978.38 miWest0° 10' 30.4"12.04 miNorth978.77 mi
24 hours12° 26' 09.3"841.17 miEast4° 24' 28.9"302.96 miNorth899.77 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 PM540 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSun 3:06 PM824 km512 miles445 nmWest W
ManausSun 3:06 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 3:06 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSun 3:06 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 3:06 PM1140 km708 miles616 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 5:06 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sun 4:06 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmSouth S
BelémSun 4:06 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Sun 5:06 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSoutheast SE

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