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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 18:44:00 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' South, Longitude: 80° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.98 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.8"941.47 miwest0° 05' 58.3"6.85 minorth941.78 mi
24 hours14° 15' 27.7"932.88 mieast2° 56' 20.7"202.12 minorth962.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 1:44 PM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 2:44 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:44 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:44 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:44 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 3:44 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 1:44 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 3:44 PM2173 km1350 miles1174 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:44 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Fri 3:44 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-southeast ESE
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