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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 19:44:00 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 110° 14' 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' 55.5"930.31 miwest0° 02' 38.6"3.03 minorth930.44 mi
24 hours14° 58' 26.3"969.69 mieast1° 44' 29.6"119.80 minorth982.38 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 2:44 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 11:44 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 PM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:44 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:44 PM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM4144 km2575 miles2237 nmWest W
Santiago *Thu 4:44 PM4148 km2577 miles2240 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 1:44 PM4426 km2750 miles2390 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:44 PM4436 km2757 miles2395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:44 PM4450 km2765 miles2403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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