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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:22:00 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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 22' South, Longitude: 130° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"1002.13 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.12 mi
24 hours11° 59' 04.2"827.55 mieast4° 43' 13.6"324.37 misouth886.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 7:22 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 5:22 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 5:22 AM3013 km1873 miles1627 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 10:22 AM3477 km2161 miles1877 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 5:22 AM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 5:22 AM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloFri 8:22 AM4165 km2588 miles2249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 9:22 AM4281 km2660 miles2312 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 7:22 AM4344 km2699 miles2346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 8:22 AM4524 km2811 miles2443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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