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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 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 92° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.68 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 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' 10.8"976.65 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 misouth976.40 mi
24 hours13° 33' 34.6"916.29 mieast3° 51' 12.2"264.94 misouth946.66 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 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 9:26 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 9:26 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 9:26 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 9:26 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSun 8:26 AM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 10:26 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 10:26 AM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmEast E
PanamaSun 9:26 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 9:26 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
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