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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 92° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.69 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.0"976.60 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 misouth976.34 mi
24 hours13° 33' 32.1"916.19 mieast3° 51' 14.4"264.96 misouth946.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:26 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 9:26 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 9:26 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 9:26 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 9:26 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSun 8:26 AM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 10:26 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 10:26 AM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmEast E
PanamaSun 9:26 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 9:26 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
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