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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 16:08:00 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: 4%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' South, Longitude: 89° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.95 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 47.5"939.06 miwest0° 05' 25.2"6.21 misouth938.83 mi
24 hours15° 08' 10.6"988.43 mieast1° 29' 18.9"102.40 misouth989.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 11:08 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 10:08 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 11:08 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 12:08 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmEast E
Easter Island *Tue 11:08 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoTue 11:08 AM2397 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Tue 1:08 PM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmSoutheast SE
SucreTue 12:08 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 12:08 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaTue 1:08 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmEast-southeast ESE

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