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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 74° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 34.7"959.70 miwest0° 08' 44.3"10.02 minorth960.10 mi
24 hours13° 19' 08.0"886.06 mieast3° 52' 00.3"265.85 minorth932.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaSat 2:16 PM247 km154 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArequipaSat 2:16 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast E
LimaSat 2:16 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 3:16 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast E
CobijaSat 3:16 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSat 3:16 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 3:16 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 2:16 PM1625 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 2:16 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Sat 4:16 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth S
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