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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 83° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.39 meters/second, 1495.4 km/hour, 929.2 miles/hour or 807.5 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"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 39.1"928.95 miwest0° 01' 41.0"1.93 misouth928.87 mi
24 hours15° 21' 05.9"992.99 mieast0° 04' 08.4"4.75 minorth993.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 11:46 AM1170 km727 miles631 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 12:46 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 1:46 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 12:46 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 11:46 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth N
CórdobaWed 1:46 PM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsWed 10:46 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 11:46 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Wed 1:46 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmEast-southeast ESE
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