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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 these coordinates:
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
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
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
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
São Paulo *Sat 4:20 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaSat 3:20 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmSouth S
LimaSat 1:20 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmWest-northwest WNW
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