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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 3:36:00 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

The Moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 66° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 415.51 meters/second, 1495.8 kilometres/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 40.6"929.14 miWest0° 01' 52.5"2.15 miSouth929.05 mi
24 hours15° 21' 13.4"993.30 miEast0° 00' 26.6"0.51 miSouth993.28 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiWed 11:36 AM136 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarijaWed 11:36 AM178 km111 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 11:36 AM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CochabambaWed 11:36 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
Santa CruzWed 11:36 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
SaltaWed 12:36 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth S
La PazWed 11:36 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Antofagasta *Wed 12:36 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
TucumánWed 12:36 PM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth S
ArequipaWed 10:36 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW

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