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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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 75° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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° 28' 00.0"979.32 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 minorth979.71 mi
24 hours12° 23' 42.9"839.13 mieast4° 25' 35.3"304.24 minorth898.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuancayoSun 3:16 PM61 km38 miles33 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSun 3:16 PM144 km90 miles78 nmWest W
CallaoSun 3:16 PM154 km96 miles83 nmWest W
IcaSun 3:16 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth S
ArequipaSun 3:16 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSun 4:16 PM765 km475 miles413 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 4:16 PM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 4:16 PM966 km600 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 3:16 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 3:16 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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