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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 19:24:00 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 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 90° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.18 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.70 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 24.1"941.90 miwest0° 06' 03.6"6.95 minorth942.21 mi
24 hours14° 14' 00.6"931.66 mieast2° 58' 09.5"204.20 minorth961.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 2:24 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:24 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Fri 2:24 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilFri 2:24 PM2173 km1350 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 3:24 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:24 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 4:24 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 3:24 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 3:24 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 4:24 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmEast-southeast ESE
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