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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 14, 2012 at 5:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 60° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 kilometres/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.1"940.58 miWest0° 05' 47.3"6.64 miNorth940.88 mi
24 hours14° 18' 28.7"935.40 miEast2° 52' 28.9"197.70 miNorth963.58 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzFri 1:20 PM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 1:20 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorth N
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 2:20 PM369 km230 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:20 PM477 km296 miles258 nmWest W
CochabambaFri 1:20 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Fri 2:20 PM646 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:20 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaFri 2:20 PM796 km494 miles430 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 1:20 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Fri 2:20 PM951 km591 miles513 nmSoutheast SE

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