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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 3:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 93° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.95 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.8"956.73 miWest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 miSouth956.44 mi
24 hours14° 28' 02.6"960.28 miEast2° 50' 31.5"195.46 miSouth972.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:26 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 10:26 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 10:26 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilMon 10:26 AM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 10:26 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 11:26 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 11:26 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 12:26 PM2966 km1843 miles1601 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 11:26 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmEast E
San JoseMon 9:26 AM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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