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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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 124° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.0"955.02 miwest0° 08' 12.1"9.40 misouth954.72 mi
24 hours14° 32' 19.8"963.52 mieast2° 44' 10.0"188.18 misouth974.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 9:36 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 12:36 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 7:36 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 7:36 AM3727 km2316 miles2013 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 7:36 AM4135 km2569 miles2232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:36 AM4218 km2621 miles2278 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 6:36 AM4793 km2978 miles2588 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 11:36 AM4870 km3026 miles2630 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Tue 7:36 AM5061 km3145 miles2733 nmWest W
GuatemalaMon 11:36 AM5100 km3169 miles2754 nmNortheast NE

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