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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 6:24:00 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: 9%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 61° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 428.76 meters/second, 1543.6 kilometres/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 29.5"958.93 miWest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 miNorth959.32 mi
24 hours13° 21' 11.8"887.72 miEast3° 50' 23.9"264.00 miNorth933.66 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 2:24 PM97 km60 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzSat 2:24 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
CochabambaSat 2:24 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 2:24 PM493 km307 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 2:24 PM678 km421 miles366 nmWest W
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 3:24 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaSat 2:24 PM723 km449 miles390 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSat 2:24 PM936 km582 miles506 nmNorthwest NW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 3:24 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 3:24 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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