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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 14:16:00 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: 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 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 76° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.25 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.3"957.66 miwest0° 08' 32.9"9.80 misouth957.36 mi
24 hours14° 25' 41.3"958.49 mieast2° 53' 52.8"199.30 misouth971.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 9:16 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
ArequipaMon 9:16 AM542 km337 miles293 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 9:16 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 10:16 AM905 km563 miles489 nmEast E
CobijaMon 10:16 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoMon 10:16 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 10:16 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 9:16 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 9:16 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmNorth N
Santiago *Mon 11:16 AM2001 km1243 miles1081 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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