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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: 8%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 61° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.3"958.96 miwest0° 08' 39.0"9.92 minorth959.35 mi
24 hours13° 21' 18.6"887.87 mieast3° 50' 18.6"263.91 minorth933.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 2:20 PM39 km24 miles21 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzSat 2:20 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 2:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 2:20 PM751 km467 miles406 nmWest W
RiberaltaSat 2:20 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 2:20 PM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sat 3:20 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sat 4:20 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmEast E
ManausSat 2:20 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
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