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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 8:06:00 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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 86° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 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' 39.5"960.29 miWest0° 08' 48.9"10.10 miNorth960.69 mi
24 hours13° 17' 14.1"884.41 miEast3° 53' 27.4"267.49 miNorth931.42 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 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 3:06 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:06 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 3:06 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 4:06 PM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 4:06 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 4:06 PM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sat 5:06 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 3:06 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sat 3:06 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW

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