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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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 20:06:00 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: 17%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' South, Longitude: 73° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.76 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.9"979.12 miwest0° 10' 33.7"12.10 minorth979.51 mi
24 hours12° 24' 05.6"839.39 mieast4° 25' 25.1"304.03 minorth898.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 3:06 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CuzcoSun 3:06 PM215 km134 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuancayoSun 3:06 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest W
LimaSun 3:06 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest W
CobijaSun 4:06 PM477 km296 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSun 3:06 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSun 4:06 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 4:06 PM734 km456 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaSun 4:06 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast E
SucreSun 4:06 PM1147 km713 miles620 nmSoutheast SE

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