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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 18:26:00 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: 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 122° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.35 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.2"937.72 miwest0° 05' 05.8"5.84 misouth937.50 mi
24 hours15° 10' 41.6"989.93 mieast1° 20' 56.2"92.79 misouth990.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 10:26 AM1032 km642 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 1:26 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 8:26 AM2907 km1806 miles1569 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 8:26 AM3931 km2443 miles2123 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:26 PM4094 km2544 miles2210 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiWed 8:26 AM4517 km2807 miles2439 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaTue 1:26 PM4883 km3034 miles2637 nmEast E
Mexico CityTue 12:26 PM4978 km3093 miles2688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiTue 7:26 AM5011 km3114 miles2706 nmWest W
GuatemalaTue 12:26 PM5114 km3178 miles2761 nmNortheast NE

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