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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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 101° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.1"992.80 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.28 misouth992.66 mi
24 hours12° 40' 42.2"868.84 mieast4° 27' 30.4"306.45 misouth916.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:08 AM1496 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 9:08 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSat 9:08 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 9:08 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 9:08 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 8:08 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 8:08 AM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 8:08 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 8:08 AM2759 km1715 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 8:08 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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