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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 19:34:00 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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 92° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.8 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' 24.8"942.01 miwest0° 06' 04.8"6.97 minorth942.32 mi
24 hours14° 13' 38.8"931.36 mieast2° 58' 36.6"204.71 minorth961.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 2:34 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 2:34 PM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:34 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 2:34 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:34 PM2590 km1609 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 3:34 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 4:34 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 3:34 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 3:34 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 4:34 PM3197 km1987 miles1726 nmEast-southeast ESE
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