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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 13:16:00 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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 75° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.3"977.48 miwest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 misouth977.23 mi
24 hours13° 30' 54.1"913.94 mieast3° 53' 29.3"267.53 misouth945.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuancayoSun 8:16 AM55 km34 miles29 nmEast E
LimaSun 8:16 AM146 km91 miles79 nmWest W
CallaoSun 8:16 AM157 km98 miles85 nmWest W
IcaSun 8:16 AM208 km130 miles113 nmSouth S
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 8:16 AM362 km225 miles195 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaSun 8:16 AM651 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSun 9:16 AM766 km476 miles414 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 9:16 AM894 km555 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 9:16 AM947 km589 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaSun 8:16 AM981 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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