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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
IquitosSat 7:16 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
TrujilloSat 7:16 AM575 km357 miles310 nmWest W
LimaSat 7:16 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
CallaoSat 7:16 AM619 km384 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 7:16 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaSat 8:16 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 8:16 AM719 km447 miles388 nmEast-southeast ESE
CuencaSat 7:16 AM764 km475 miles412 nmNorthwest NW

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