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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 = Saturday, December 8, 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: 30%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 73° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 23.6"993.75 miWest0° 11' 38.6"13.33 miSouth993.62 mi
24 hours12° 36' 53.8"865.17 miEast4° 29' 26.3"308.63 miSouth913.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 7:16 AM125 km78 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
Cruzeiro do SulSat 8:16 AM131 km82 miles71 nmEast E
LimaSat 7:16 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 7:16 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaSat 8:16 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
LojaSat 7:16 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSat 8:16 AM720 km447 miles389 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 7:16 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorthwest NW
RiberaltaSat 8:16 AM941 km585 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 7:16 AM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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