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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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 86° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.6"941.71 miwest0° 06' 01.2"6.90 minorth942.01 mi
24 hours14° 14' 39.8"932.21 mieast2° 57' 20.7"203.27 minorth961.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 2:06 PM1237 km768 miles668 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 3:06 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 2:06 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:06 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth N
SucreFri 3:06 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 3:06 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 4:06 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 2:06 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 2:06 PM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaFri 4:06 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSoutheast SE
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