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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 5:26:00 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: 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 107° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 42.2"938.30 miWest0° 05' 14.2"6.00 miSouth938.07 mi
24 hours15° 09' 37.6"989.30 miEast1° 24' 35.6"96.99 miSouth989.68 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 *Tue 12:26 PM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth S
AdamstownTue 9:26 AM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:26 AM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 12:26 PM3380 km2101 miles1825 nmEast E
QuitoTue 12:26 PM3826 km2378 miles2066 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Tue 2:26 PM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseTue 11:26 AM4151 km2579 miles2241 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 11:26 AM4184 km2600 miles2259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 1:26 PM4196 km2607 miles2266 nmEast E
GuatemalaTue 11:26 AM4204 km2612 miles2270 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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