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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' South, Longitude: 73° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"1003.08 miwest0° 11' 55.0"13.65 misouth1003.10 mi
24 hours11° 52' 57.6"821.10 mieast4° 44' 22.9"325.68 misouth881.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosFri 6:26 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FlorenciaFri 6:26 AM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MitúFri 6:26 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNortheast NE
AmbatoFri 6:26 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoFri 6:26 AM598 km371 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
LojaFri 6:26 AM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 6:26 AM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilFri 6:26 AM695 km432 miles375 nmWest W
CaliFri 6:26 AM733 km455 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoFri 6:26 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW

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