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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: 11%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' South, Longitude: 69° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.42 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.1"958.06 miwest0° 08' 36.0"9.86 misouth957.76 mi
24 hours14° 24' 40.2"957.71 mieast2° 55' 18.2"200.93 misouth971.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazMon 9:46 AM141 km88 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaMon 8:46 AM231 km144 miles125 nmWest W
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 8:46 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
SucreMon 9:46 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaMon 9:46 AM567 km353 miles306 nmNorth N
RiberaltaMon 9:46 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa CruzMon 9:46 AM687 km427 miles371 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 9:46 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 9:46 AM901 km560 miles487 nmEast E
LimaMon 8:46 AM940 km584 miles507 nmWest-northwest WNW

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