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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 Monday, December 17, 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: 26%

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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 60° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.60 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.4"994.45 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth994.76 mi
24 hours11° 40' 28.9"800.68 mieast4° 38' 50.3"319.34 minorth865.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréMon 4:06 PM199 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto VelhoMon 4:06 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausMon 4:06 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
RiberaltaMon 4:06 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoMon 4:06 PM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaMon 4:06 PM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 4:06 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
La PazMon 4:06 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
SucreMon 4:06 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 5:06 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast-northeast ENE

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