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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 Monday, December 10, 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: 10%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 151° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.9"953.59 miwest0° 08' 00.2"9.18 misouth953.29 mi
24 hours14° 35' 52.3"966.16 mieast2° 38' 39.6"181.87 misouth976.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Mon 9:26 AM86 km53 miles46 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 9:26 AM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 9:26 AM1034 km643 miles558 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 8:26 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 9:26 AM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Tue 9:26 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 8:26 AM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 11:26 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaTue 8:26 AM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Tue 8:26 AM3239 km2013 miles1749 nmWest W
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