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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 6, 2012 at 15:32:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
This phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 20' North, Longitude: 144° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"1004.81 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 misouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 27' 23.4"792.24 mieast4° 44' 10.1"325.41 misouth856.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:32 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:32 AM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:32 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 5:32 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 7:32 AM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM3432 km2133 miles1853 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM3547 km2204 miles1915 nmWest W
AlofiThu 4:32 AM3568 km2217 miles1927 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 4:32 AM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmSouthwest SW

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