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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 18:24:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' South, Longitude: 91° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.84 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.5"929.92 miwest0° 02' 26.0"2.79 minorth930.04 mi
24 hours15° 00' 22.5"971.43 mieast1° 39' 50.3"114.46 minorth983.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 1:24 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 1:24 PM1988 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:24 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 1:24 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 2:24 PM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 3:24 PM2465 km1531 miles1331 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 1:24 PM2640 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 2:24 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:24 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 3:24 PM2936 km1825 miles1585 nmEast-southeast ESE

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