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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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 8:02:00 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: 46%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 20:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 46' North, Longitude: 36° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 34.5"1005.47 miWest0° 11' 21.8"13.01 miNorth1005.50 mi
24 hours10° 51' 43.6"750.98 miEast4° 25' 03.1"303.54 miNorth808.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 5:02 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 6:02 PM797 km495 miles430 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeWed 5:02 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmSouth S
BelémWed 5:02 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 5:02 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 5:02 PM1757 km1091 miles948 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaWed 7:02 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboWed 5:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 6:02 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownWed 4:02 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-northwest WNW

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