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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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 51' South
Longitude: 81° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.25 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' 37.5"960.07 miwest0° 08' 46.8"10.07 minorth960.47 mi
24 hours13° 18' 02.8"885.15 mieast3° 52' 50.3"266.81 minorth931.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 2:44 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 3:44 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 2:44 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 3:44 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 3:44 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:44 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:44 PM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Sat 4:44 PM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSat 2:44 PM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 4:44 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSoutheast SE
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