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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' South, Longitude: 61° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.4"978.52 miwest0° 10' 31.1"12.05 minorth978.91 mi
24 hours12° 25' 46.3"840.84 mieast4° 24' 39.5"303.16 minorth899.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoSun 3:16 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 3:16 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSun 3:16 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzSun 3:16 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 3:16 PM752 km467 miles406 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaSun 3:16 PM827 km514 miles446 nmWest W
SucreSun 3:16 PM883 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSun 3:16 PM890 km553 miles480 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSun 3:16 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 5:16 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-southeast ESE

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