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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 23:36:00 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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' North, Longitude: 77° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.9"999.42 miwest0° 10' 29.5"12.02 minorth999.31 mi
24 hours10° 45' 43.4"739.18 mieast3° 59' 29.3"274.31 minorth784.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedellinThu 6:36 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaThu 6:36 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
MonteríaThu 6:36 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNortheast NE
ManizalesThu 6:36 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
PereiraThu 6:36 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 6:36 PM371 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliThu 6:36 PM407 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CartagenaThu 6:36 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 6:36 PM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
BucaramangaThu 6:36 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast E

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