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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: 48%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 23:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' North, Longitude: 84° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.1"1005.25 miwest0° 11' 17.2"12.93 minorth1005.26 mi
24 hours10° 50' 14.4"749.03 mieast4° 22' 35.3"300.74 minorth805.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:18 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 6:18 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 6:18 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoWed 6:18 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseWed 5:18 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth N
CaliWed 6:18 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
PanamaWed 6:18 PM923 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE
MedellinWed 6:18 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 5:18 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 6:18 PM1197 km743 miles646 nmEast-northeast ENE
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