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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: 16%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' South, Longitude: 63° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.55 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.2"978.63 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 minorth979.02 mi
24 hours12° 25' 28.0"840.58 mieast4° 24' 47.9"303.32 minorth899.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiberaltaSun 3:26 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
Porto VelhoSun 3:26 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 3:26 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 3:26 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaSun 3:26 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest W
Santa CruzSun 3:26 PM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth S
La PazSun 3:26 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 3:26 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 2:26 PM999 km621 miles539 nmWest W
ManausSun 3:26 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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