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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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 86° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.6"960.37 miwest0° 08' 48.9"10.10 minorth960.77 mi
24 hours13° 17' 11.5"884.44 mieast3° 53' 29.4"267.55 minorth931.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 3:06 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 3:06 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:06 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 3:06 PM1938 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 4:06 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 4:06 PM2136 km1328 miles1154 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 4:06 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sat 5:06 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 3:06 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sat 3:06 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest-southwest WSW
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