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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 12:26:00 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: 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 76° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 kilometres/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.8"993.66 miWest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 miSouth993.53 mi
24 hours12° 37' 13.7"865.49 miEast4° 29' 16.2"308.44 miSouth913.76 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 7:26 AM214 km133 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
TrujilloSat 7:26 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-southwest WSW
LojaSat 7:26 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
CallaoSat 7:26 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth S
LimaSat 7:26 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth S
IquitosSat 7:26 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNortheast NE
CuencaSat 7:26 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSat 7:26 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 7:26 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 7:26 AM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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