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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: 9%

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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' South, Longitude: 72° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.6"959.57 miwest0° 08' 43.4"10.00 minorth959.97 mi
24 hours13° 19' 31.2"886.38 mieast3° 51' 42.2"265.51 minorth932.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSat 2:06 PM86 km53 miles46 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 3:06 PM437 km271 miles236 nmEast E
CobijaSat 3:06 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:06 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 3:06 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 3:06 PM812 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSat 3:06 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 2:06 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 4:06 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 2:06 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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