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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 15:32:00 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: 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 133° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.03 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.07 mi
24 hours11° 59' 20.1"827.83 mieast4° 43' 10.2"324.30 misouth886.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 6:02 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 5:32 AM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:32 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 5:32 AM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 5:32 AM3490 km2169 miles1885 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 10:32 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 5:32 AM3836 km2383 miles2071 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 4:32 AM4259 km2647 miles2300 nmWest W
HermosilloFri 8:32 AM4305 km2675 miles2324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 4:32 AM4355 km2706 miles2351 nmWest-southwest WSW

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