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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 17:30:00 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 63° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.64 meters/second, 1514.3 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.9"940.69 miwest0° 05' 48.5"6.66 minorth940.99 mi
24 hours14° 18' 07.1"935.10 mieast2° 52' 56.7"198.23 minorth963.41 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 1:30 PM142 km88 miles76 nmNorth N
SucreFri 1:30 PM225 km140 miles121 nmWest W
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 1:30 PM376 km233 miles203 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:30 PM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaFri 2:30 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TucumánFri 2:30 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Fri 2:30 PM891 km554 miles481 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaFri 1:30 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth S
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