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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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 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° 16' 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' 40.2"929.13 miwest0° 01' 49.0"2.08 misouth929.04 mi
24 hours15° 21' 11.6"993.26 mieast0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth993.31 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 PM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaWed 10:56 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
La PazWed 11:56 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 11:56 AM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaWed 12:56 PM751 km467 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánWed 12:56 PM913 km568 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
LimaWed 10:56 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoWed 11:56 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaWed 12:56 PM1369 km850 miles739 nmSouth S
CórdobaWed 12:56 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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