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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 19:26:00 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: 38%

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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 10' South, Longitude: 170° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.8"1000.93 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 misouth1000.90 mi
24 hours347° 54' 15.4"834.46 miwest4° 41' 34.7"322.49 misouth891.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 7:26 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 7:26 AM690 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 7:26 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 7:26 AM1257 km781 miles678 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 6:26 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 6:26 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 7:26 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 8:26 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 6:26 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 8:26 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-southeast ESE
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