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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 21:46:00 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: 3%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 170° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.53 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 25.8"935.91 miwest0° 04' 36.9"5.29 misouth935.70 mi
24 hours15° 13' 53.5"991.72 mieast1° 08' 36.8"78.67 misouth991.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 10:46 AM77 km48 miles41 nmNorth N
NeiafuWed 10:46 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiWed 10:46 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoTue 10:46 AM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 11:46 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmEast E
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 10:46 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest W
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