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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 1:36:00 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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' South, Longitude: 80° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.97 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.29 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.5"977.23 miWest0° 10' 33.2"12.09 miSouth976.97 mi
24 hours13° 31' 39.3"914.58 miEast3° 52' 51.1"266.81 miSouth945.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 8:36 AM379 km236 miles205 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 8:36 AM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
LojaSun 8:36 AM920 km571 miles497 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 8:36 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 8:36 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 9:36 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast E
La PazSun 9:36 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:36 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSun 8:36 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 9:36 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmEast-southeast ESE

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