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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 68° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.25 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.1"977.85 miWest0° 10' 36.2"12.15 miSouth977.60 mi
24 hours13° 29' 46.4"912.97 miEast3° 54' 26.0"268.62 miSouth944.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaSun 8:46 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSun 8:46 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaSun 8:46 AM288 km179 miles155 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 7:46 AM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSun 8:46 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
ArequipaSun 7:46 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
Porto VelhoSun 8:46 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 8:46 AM844 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSun 7:46 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest W
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 8:46 AM940 km584 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE

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