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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 17:20:00 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: 3%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 60° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.1"940.58 miwest0° 05' 47.3"6.64 minorth940.88 mi
24 hours14° 18' 28.7"935.40 mieast2° 52' 28.9"197.70 minorth963.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzFri 1:20 PM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 1:20 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorth N
SucreFri 1:20 PM477 km296 miles258 nmWest W
Asuncion *Fri 2:20 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaFri 2:20 PM795 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 1:20 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánFri 2:20 PM973 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaFri 2:20 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Fri 3:20 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmEast-northeast ENE

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