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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 3:46:00 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: 4%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 83° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.66 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.9"939.28 miWest0° 05' 28.1"6.27 miSouth939.04 mi
24 hours15° 07' 45.0"988.17 miEast1° 30' 38.6"103.92 miSouth988.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 10:46 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 11:46 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 10:46 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreTue 11:46 AM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 11:46 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Tue 12:46 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsTue 9:46 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 10:46 AM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaTue 12:46 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Tue 10:46 AM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmWest-southwest WSW

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