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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 14:08:00 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 100° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.2"992.75 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.28 misouth992.60 mi
24 hours12° 40' 39.9"868.74 mieast4° 27' 31.5"306.45 misouth915.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:08 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 9:08 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSat 9:08 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 9:08 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 9:08 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 8:08 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 8:08 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 8:08 AM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 8:08 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 8:08 AM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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