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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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 74° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.7 kilometres/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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"16.00 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.5"959.62 miWest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 miNorth960.02 mi
24 hours13° 19' 10.6"886.03 miEast3° 51' 58.3"265.79 miNorth932.52 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
ArequipaSat 2:16 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 2:16 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 2:16 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
CallaoSat 2:16 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 3:16 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast E
CochabambaSat 3:16 PM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-southeast ESE
Antofagasta *Sat 4:16 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 3:16 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
TrujilloSat 2:16 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 3:16 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE

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