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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 23' South
Longitude: 94° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.64 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 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' 10.0"976.55 miwest0° 10' 29.5"12.02 misouth976.29 mi
24 hours13° 33' 52.6"916.55 mieast3° 50' 56.6"264.64 misouth946.82 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 8:34 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 9:34 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 9:34 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 9:34 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSun 9:34 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 8:34 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 8:34 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 9:34 AM2903 km1804 miles1568 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 10:34 AM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSun 8:34 AM2949 km1833 miles1592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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