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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 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 58' South
Longitude: 76° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.89 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.4"941.34 miwest0° 05' 55.9"6.80 minorth941.64 mi
24 hours14° 16' 08.4"933.51 mieast2° 55' 28.9"201.15 minorth962.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 1:24 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:24 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth N
La PazFri 2:24 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 2:24 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:24 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:24 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 3:24 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 1:24 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Fri 3:24 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:24 PM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmNorth N
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