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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 7:44:00 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 81° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.24 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.00 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 37.2"959.99 miWest0° 08' 46.8"10.06 miNorth960.39 mi
24 hours13° 18' 05.4"885.12 miEast3° 52' 48.4"266.75 miNorth931.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CallaoSat 2:44 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:44 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE
TrujilloSat 2:44 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 2:44 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSat 2:44 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast E
La PazSat 3:44 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 2:44 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 3:44 PM1575 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 3:44 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:44 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth N

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