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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 107° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.25 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 37.2"928.57 miwest0° 01' 25.0"1.62 misouth928.50 mi
24 hours15° 20' 47.6"992.30 mieast0° 10' 34.8"12.13 minorth992.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 1:26 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 10:26 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:26 PM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 1:26 PM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 3:26 PM3856 km2396 miles2082 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:26 PM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 2:26 PM4137 km2571 miles2234 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:26 PM4237 km2633 miles2288 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:26 PM4294 km2668 miles2319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:26 PM4305 km2675 miles2324 nmNortheast NE

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