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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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 30%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' South, Longitude: 78° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.25 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.1"993.57 miwest0° 11' 38.0"13.32 misouth993.44 mi
24 hours12° 37' 33.9"865.81 mieast4° 29' 06.3"308.25 misouth913.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloSat 7:36 AM70 km44 miles38 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChiclayoSat 7:36 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
LojaSat 7:36 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth N
LimaSat 7:36 AM530 km330 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 7:36 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSat 7:36 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 7:36 AM809 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 7:36 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 8:36 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 7:36 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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