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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: 4%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 84° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.1 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' 22.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.9"939.34 miwest0° 05' 28.1"6.27 misouth939.10 mi
24 hours15° 07' 46.3"988.25 mieast1° 30' 34.5"103.85 misouth989.06 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 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 11:46 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 10:46 AM1934 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreTue 11:46 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 11:46 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Tue 12:46 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsTue 9:46 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 10:46 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaTue 12:46 PM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Tue 10:46 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
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