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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: 10%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 108° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.47 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.2"955.93 miwest0° 08' 19.5"9.54 misouth955.63 mi
24 hours14° 30' 04.3"961.82 mieast2° 47' 33.5"192.06 misouth973.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 11:26 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 8:26 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 10:26 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 11:26 AM3384 km2103 miles1827 nmEast E
QuitoMon 11:26 AM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 10:26 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseMon 10:26 AM3942 km2450 miles2129 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 10:26 AM3946 km2452 miles2130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 10:26 AM3977 km2471 miles2147 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaMon 10:26 AM4087 km2540 miles2207 nmNortheast NE

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