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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: 17%
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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 56' South
Longitude: 70° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.0"979.08 miwest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 minorth979.47 mi
24 hours12° 24' 23.8"839.72 mieast4° 25' 17.0"303.89 minorth898.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuzcoSun 2:56 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 3:56 PM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSun 2:56 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
La PazSun 3:56 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSun 2:56 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
SucreSun 3:56 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 2:56 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSun 2:56 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 3:56 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
CaliSun 2:56 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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