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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 18:20:00 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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 75° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 18.9"941.22 miwest0° 05' 55.2"6.79 minorth941.52 mi
24 hours14° 16' 19.5"933.60 mieast2° 55' 14.8"200.87 minorth962.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 1:20 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 1:20 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 2:20 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:20 PM793 km493 miles428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreFri 2:20 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:20 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:20 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 3:20 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Fri 3:20 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-southeast ESE

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