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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 20:32:00 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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 121° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.12 meters/second, 1498.0 km/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.5"930.55 miwest0° 02' 46.0"3.17 minorth930.70 mi
24 hours14° 57' 14.5"968.62 mieast1° 47' 15.7"122.97 minorth981.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:32 PM994 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:32 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 10:32 AM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 10:32 AM3950 km2454 miles2133 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:32 PM4115 km2557 miles2222 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 10:32 AM4607 km2862 miles2487 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaThu 3:32 PM4853 km3015 miles2620 nmEast E
AlofiThu 9:32 AM5033 km3128 miles2718 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:32 PM5062 km3145 miles2733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 2:32 PM5174 km3215 miles2794 nmNortheast NE

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