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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 90° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.36 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.9"1002.82 miWest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 miSouth1002.83 mi
24 hours11° 54' 44.1"822.99 miEast4° 44' 05.0"325.34 miSouth882.54 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 6:36 AM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 7:36 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmEast E
QuitoFri 7:36 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 6:36 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 7:36 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 6:36 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 7:36 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 7:36 AM1811 km1126 miles978 nmSoutheast SE
San SalvadorFri 6:36 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 6:36 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth N

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