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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: 20%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 85° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 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' 13.5"977.03 miwest0° 10' 31.9"12.07 misouth976.78 mi
24 hours13° 32' 26.9"915.33 mieast3° 52' 10.5"266.05 misouth946.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 8:56 AM933 km579 miles504 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 8:56 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:56 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 8:56 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 9:56 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 9:56 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast E
BogotaSun 8:56 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 9:56 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaSun 8:56 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 7:56 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth N
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