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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

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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 71° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.47 meters/second, 1495.7 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 40.3"929.07 miwest0° 01' 49.2"2.09 misouth928.97 mi
24 hours15° 21' 11.8"993.20 mieast0° 00' 50.7"0.97 minorth993.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Wed 12:56 PM105 km65 miles57 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaWed 10:56 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth N
La PazWed 11:56 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreWed 11:56 AM631 km392 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaWed 12:56 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 10:56 AM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth N
TucumánWed 12:56 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSoutheast SE
LimaWed 10:56 AM1156 km719 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 11:56 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaWed 12:56 PM1364 km848 miles737 nmSouth S
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