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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 17:16:00 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: 10%

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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 119° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.19 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.8"955.28 miwest0° 08' 14.2"9.44 misouth954.99 mi
24 hours14° 31' 40.8"963.03 mieast2° 45' 09.3"189.31 misouth974.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 9:16 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 12:16 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 7:16 AM3163 km1965 miles1708 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:16 AM3743 km2326 miles2021 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 7:16 AM4227 km2627 miles2282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityMon 11:16 AM4585 km2849 miles2476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 7:16 AM4598 km2857 miles2483 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaMon 12:16 PM4637 km2881 miles2504 nmEast E
GuatemalaMon 11:16 AM4722 km2934 miles2550 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 11:16 AM4753 km2954 miles2567 nmNortheast NE

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