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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:16:00 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: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' South, Longitude: 85° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.0"1002.90 miWest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 miSouth1002.91 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.6"822.45 miEast4° 44' 10.2"325.44 miSouth882.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:16 AM474 km294 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
PortoviejoFri 7:16 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 7:16 AM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
LojaFri 7:16 AM741 km461 miles400 nmEast E
QuitoFri 7:16 AM853 km530 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliFri 7:16 AM1235 km768 miles667 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 7:16 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseFri 6:16 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 7:16 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 7:16 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmNortheast NE

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