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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 22:26:00 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 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 165° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.40 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 11.8"951.27 miwest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 misouth950.98 mi
24 hours345° 18' 31.9"970.27 miwest2° 29' 24.2"171.26 misouth978.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleTue 9:26 AM252 km156 miles136 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 9:26 AM280 km174 miles151 nmEast E
NoumeaTue 9:26 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 9:26 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Tue 11:26 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmEast E
BrisbaneTue 8:26 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 10:26 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 10:26 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 11:26 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsTue 8:26 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmWest W
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