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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' South, Longitude: 88° 11' 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"1002.86 miWest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 miSouth1002.87 mi
24 hours11° 54' 28.8"822.72 miEast4° 44' 07.7"325.39 miSouth882.33 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 AM261 km162 miles141 nmNorthwest NW
PortoviejoFri 7:26 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 7:26 AM923 km574 miles499 nmEast E
LojaFri 7:26 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast E
QuitoFri 7:26 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliFri 7:26 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 6:26 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 7:26 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSoutheast SE
PanamaFri 7:26 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 6:26 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth N

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