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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 19:42:00 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 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 109° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.4"930.29 miwest0° 02' 38.3"3.02 minorth930.43 mi
24 hours14° 58' 29.2"969.73 mieast1° 44' 22.6"119.66 minorth982.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 2:42 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 11:42 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:42 PM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:42 PM3614 km2246 miles1952 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:42 PM4079 km2535 miles2203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 4:42 PM4104 km2550 miles2216 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 9:42 AM4194 km2606 miles2264 nmWest W
San JoseThu 1:42 PM4393 km2730 miles2372 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 3:42 PM4406 km2738 miles2379 nmEast E
San SalvadorThu 1:42 PM4410 km2740 miles2381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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