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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 6:16:00 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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 119° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 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' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.8"937.82 miWest0° 05' 07.2"5.87 miSouth937.59 mi
24 hours15° 10' 31.0"989.83 miEast1° 21' 32.9"93.49 miSouth990.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 10:16 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 1:16 PM1355 km842 miles731 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 8:16 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:16 PM3869 km2404 miles2089 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaTue 8:16 AM4179 km2597 miles2257 nmWest W
LimaTue 1:16 PM4632 km2878 miles2501 nmEast E
KiritimatiWed 8:16 AM4742 km2946 miles2560 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityTue 12:16 PM4850 km3014 miles2619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:16 PM4939 km3069 miles2667 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:16 PM4961 km3083 miles2679 nmNortheast NE

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