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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 13:26:00 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: 11%

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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 64° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.54 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 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' 01.1"958.33 miwest0° 08' 38.0"9.89 misouth958.03 mi
24 hours14° 23' 59.4"957.19 mieast2° 56' 14.8"202.01 misouth970.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadMon 9:26 AM141 km87 miles76 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CochabambaMon 9:26 AM223 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzMon 9:26 AM242 km150 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 9:26 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazMon 9:26 AM382 km237 miles206 nmWest W
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 9:26 AM389 km242 miles210 nmEast E
RiberaltaMon 9:26 AM582 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaMon 9:26 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoMon 9:26 AM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 8:26 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW

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