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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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 23:24:00 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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 47' North, Longitude: 74° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.8"999.49 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 minorth999.38 mi
24 hours10° 45' 43.1"739.22 mieast3° 59' 42.7"274.57 minorth785.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedellinThu 6:24 PM92 km57 miles49 nmSouthwest SW
ManizalesThu 6:24 PM202 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BucaramangaThu 6:24 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
PereiraThu 6:24 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonteríaThu 6:24 PM241 km149 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaThu 6:24 PM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CúcutaThu 6:24 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioThu 6:24 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CartagenaThu 6:24 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
CaliThu 6:24 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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