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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 14:26:00 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 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 79° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.19 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.5"957.53 miwest0° 08' 32.0"9.78 misouth957.23 mi
24 hours14° 26' 01.6"958.75 mieast2° 53' 24.2"198.75 misouth971.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 9:26 AM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 9:26 AM775 km482 miles419 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 10:26 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 10:26 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 10:26 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 9:26 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
QuitoMon 9:26 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:26 AM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Mon 11:26 AM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaMon 11:26 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmSoutheast SE

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