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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 15:26:00 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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 93° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.8"956.73 miwest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 misouth956.44 mi
24 hours14° 28' 02.6"960.28 mieast2° 50' 31.5"195.46 misouth972.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:26 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 10:26 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 10:26 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilMon 10:26 AM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 10:26 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 11:26 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 11:26 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 12:26 PM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 11:26 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmEast E
San JoseMon 9:26 AM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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