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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 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: 60° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.74 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 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.0"958.87 miwest0° 08' 39.0"9.91 minorth959.27 mi
24 hours13° 21' 21.1"887.85 mieast3° 50' 16.6"263.86 minorth933.75 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 PM37 km23 miles20 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa CruzSat 2:20 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 2:20 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 2:20 PM780 km485 miles421 nmWest W
RiberaltaSat 2:20 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 2:20 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sat 3:20 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sat 4:20 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmEast E
ManausSat 2:20 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth N
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