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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 8:42:00 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: 4%

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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 109° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.72 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 30.3"942.75 miWest0° 06' 13.6"7.14 miNorth943.07 mi
24 hours14° 11' 09.7"929.28 miEast3° 01' 38.9"208.19 miNorth959.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 3:42 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 12:42 PM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:42 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 3:42 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmEast E
QuitoFri 3:42 PM3927 km2440 miles2120 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 5:42 PM4153 km2581 miles2243 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 2:42 PM4201 km2611 miles2269 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 2:42 PM4205 km2613 miles2270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 2:42 PM4218 km2621 miles2278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 2:42 PM4243 km2636 miles2291 nmNortheast NE

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