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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

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 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' South, Longitude: 73° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 18.5"941.15 miwest0° 05' 54.4"6.77 minorth941.45 mi
24 hours14° 16' 32.6"933.78 mieast2° 54' 58.4"200.55 minorth962.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 1:14 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:14 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 1:14 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
LimaFri 1:14 PM847 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreFri 2:14 PM886 km551 miles478 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:14 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:14 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmSouth S
CórdobaFri 3:14 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Fri 3:14 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 1:14 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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