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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 20:44:00 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: 4%

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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 109° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.57 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 30.5"942.78 miwest0° 06' 13.8"7.14 minorth943.09 mi
24 hours14° 11' 05.4"929.22 mieast3° 01' 44.1"208.30 minorth959.95 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 3:44 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:44 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 3:44 PM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmEast E
QuitoFri 3:44 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 5:44 PM4195 km2607 miles2265 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM4217 km2620 miles2277 nmWest W
San SalvadorFri 2:44 PM4232 km2630 miles2285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 2:44 PM4236 km2632 miles2287 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 2:44 PM4243 km2637 miles2291 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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