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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 Monday, December 10, 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: 12%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 62° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.60 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.9"958.46 miwest0° 08' 39.0"9.91 misouth958.16 mi
24 hours14° 23' 39.0"956.93 mieast2° 56' 42.9"202.55 misouth970.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 9:16 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzMon 9:16 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreMon 9:16 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
La PazMon 9:16 AM638 km396 miles344 nmWest W
RiberaltaMon 9:16 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaMon 9:16 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoMon 9:16 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 10:16 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausMon 9:16 AM1449 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 11:16 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmEast E

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