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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 = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 20%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' South, Longitude: 58° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 437.47 meters/second, 1574.9 kilometres/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 27.3"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.8"978.35 miWest0° 10' 38.6"12.19 miSouth978.10 mi
24 hours13° 28' 16.3"911.68 miEast3° 55' 40.9"270.04 miSouth943.79 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
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 8:06 AM542 km337 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto VelhoSun 8:06 AM656 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaSun 8:06 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
Santa CruzSun 8:06 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSun 8:06 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
CochabambaSun 8:06 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSun 8:06 AM1007 km625 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 9:06 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth S
SucreSun 8:06 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 8:06 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest-southwest WSW

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