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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 15:32:00 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: 29%

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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 121° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.6"991.97 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 misouth991.82 mi
24 hours12° 43' 31.8"871.44 mieast4° 26' 00.8"304.72 misouth917.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:32 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:32 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 5:32 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:32 AM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 9:32 AM3889 km2417 miles2100 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 5:32 AM4162 km2586 miles2247 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaSat 9:32 AM4215 km2619 miles2276 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 8:32 AM4258 km2646 miles2299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 9:32 AM4280 km2659 miles2311 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 5:32 AM4387 km2726 miles2369 nmWest-southwest WSW

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