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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 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 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: 76° 02' 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
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' 16.1"2.60 minorth929.75 mi
24 hours15° 01' 50.7"972.76 mieast1° 36' 09.0"110.23 minorth983.94 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 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:20 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:20 PM953 km592 miles515 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:20 PM960 km597 miles518 nmNorth N
SucreThu 1:20 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM1475 km917 miles796 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaThu 2:20 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:20 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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