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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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:16:00 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: 67%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' North, Longitude: 76° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.88 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.1"988.30 miwest0° 09' 19.8"10.69 minorth988.10 mi
24 hours10° 51' 01.1"737.00 mieast3° 27' 58.1"238.27 minorth770.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaFri 7:16 PM149 km93 miles81 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaFri 7:16 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast E
MonteríaFri 7:16 PM260 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaFri 7:16 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
MedellinFri 7:16 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 7:16 PM553 km344 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
MaracaiboFri 7:46 PM569 km353 miles307 nmEast E
CúcutaFri 7:16 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaFri 7:16 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
ManizalesFri 7:16 PM664 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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