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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 Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 22:34:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, February 14, 2012 at 5:05 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 22:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 156° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.3"1000.75 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 minorth1001.02 mi
24 hours10° 45' 38.6"740.42 mieast4° 43' 01.4"324.11 minorth810.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:34 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
PapeeteTue 12:34 PM1515 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 11:34 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 12:34 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 12:34 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 11:34 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:34 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 11:34 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 10:34 AM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmWest W
SuvaWed 10:34 AM3004 km1866 miles1622 nmWest-southwest WSW

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