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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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:26:00 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: 20%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 00' South, Longitude: 63° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.36 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.0"978.10 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 misouth977.85 mi
24 hours13° 29' 01.4"912.32 mieast3° 55' 03.6"269.33 misouth944.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiberaltaSun 8:26 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest-northwest WNW
Porto VelhoSun 8:26 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 8:26 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 8:26 AM564 km350 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaSun 8:26 AM569 km353 miles307 nmWest W
Santa CruzSun 8:26 AM642 km399 miles346 nmSouth S
La PazSun 8:26 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 8:26 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 7:26 AM973 km604 miles525 nmWest W
ManausSun 8:26 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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