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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 17:24:00 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

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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 61° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.61 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 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' 14.6"940.63 miwest0° 05' 47.7"6.65 minorth940.92 mi
24 hours14° 18' 20.0"935.28 mieast2° 52' 40.1"197.91 minorth963.51 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 1:24 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 1:24 PM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 1:24 PM376 km234 miles203 nmWest W
SaltaFri 2:24 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazFri 1:24 PM740 km460 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 2:24 PM805 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TucumánFri 2:24 PM931 km578 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaFri 1:24 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoFri 1:24 PM1203 km747 miles649 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaFri 2:24 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmSouth S

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