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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 30%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' South, Longitude: 78° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.24 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 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' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.0"993.63 miwest0° 11' 38.0"13.33 misouth993.50 mi
24 hours12° 37' 36.0"865.90 mieast4° 29' 05.1"308.25 misouth914.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloSat 7:36 AM61 km38 miles33 nmSouth S
ChiclayoSat 7:36 AM125 km78 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 7:36 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 7:36 AM599 km372 miles324 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 7:36 AM811 km504 miles438 nmNorth N
CaliSat 7:36 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 8:36 AM1255 km780 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:36 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaSat 7:36 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 8:36 AM1538 km956 miles831 nmSoutheast SE
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