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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 19:54:00 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 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 97° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 26.4"942.23 miwest0° 06' 07.4"7.02 minorth942.54 mi
24 hours14° 12' 55.2"930.75 mieast2° 59' 30.5"205.74 minorth960.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 2:54 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:54 PM2170 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 2:54 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 2:54 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 4:54 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 3:54 PM3140 km1951 miles1696 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 3:54 PM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 3:54 PM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmEast E
AdamstownFri 11:54 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseFri 1:54 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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