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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: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' South, Longitude: 88° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 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' 55.5"1002.93 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.93 mi
24 hours11° 54' 30.6"822.81 mieast4° 44' 07.4"325.41 misouth882.41 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 6:26 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 7:26 AM953 km592 miles514 nmEast E
QuitoFri 7:26 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 6:26 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 7:26 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 7:26 AM1623 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
PanamaFri 7:26 AM1636 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 6:26 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 7:26 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 7:26 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
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