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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 20:26:00 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: 9%

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 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 165° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.5"952.81 miwest0° 07' 53.6"9.05 misouth952.52 mi
24 hours14° 37' 45.8"967.56 mieast2° 35' 36.4"178.37 misouth976.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 9:26 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoMon 9:26 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:26 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Tue 10:26 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 10:26 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuTue 9:26 AM920 km571 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiTue 9:26 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:26 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 9:26 AM1119 km696 miles604 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 10:26 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast E

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