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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 75° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.1"929.63 miwest0° 02' 16.0"2.60 minorth929.75 mi
24 hours15° 01' 52.4"972.78 mieast1° 36' 05.1"110.16 minorth983.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 12:20 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:20 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:20 PM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:20 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth N
SucreThu 1:20 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaThu 2:20 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:20 PM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM2091 km1300 miles1129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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