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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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 60° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.49 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.3"978.50 miWest0° 10' 31.0"12.05 miNorth978.89 mi
24 hours12° 25' 48.5"840.87 miEast4° 24' 38.4"303.14 miNorth899.54 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 3:16 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
Porto VelhoSun 3:16 PM484 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
RiberaltaSun 3:16 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzSun 3:16 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 3:16 PM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaSun 3:16 PM856 km532 miles462 nmWest W
SucreSun 3:16 PM897 km558 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSun 3:16 PM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSun 3:16 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 5:16 PM1475 km917 miles796 nmEast-southeast ESE

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