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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 13:56:00 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 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 85° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.7"976.97 miwest0° 10' 31.9"12.07 misouth976.72 mi
24 hours13° 32' 24.3"915.23 mieast3° 52' 12.5"266.07 misouth945.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 8:56 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 8:56 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:56 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 8:56 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 9:56 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 9:56 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmEast E
CaliSun 8:56 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 8:56 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 9:56 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaSun 8:56 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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