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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 38' South, Longitude: 122° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.7"955.20 miwest0° 08' 13.2"9.42 misouth954.91 mi
24 hours14° 32' 02.6"963.37 mieast2° 44' 36.4"188.69 misouth974.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 9:26 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 12:26 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 7:26 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 7:26 AM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:26 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 7:26 AM4339 km2696 miles2343 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 11:26 AM4738 km2944 miles2559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 12:26 PM4922 km3058 miles2657 nmEast E
GuatemalaMon 11:26 AM4929 km3063 miles2662 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 11:26 AM4968 km3087 miles2682 nmNortheast NE
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