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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 22:18:00 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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' South, Longitude: 177° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 23.9"935.63 miwest0° 04' 32.3"5.20 misouth935.42 mi
24 hours15° 14' 21.2"991.96 mieast1° 06' 37.3"76.39 misouth991.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tubou *Wed 11:18 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 11:18 AM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiWed 11:18 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast E
NeiafuWed 11:18 AM408 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Wed 11:18 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Wed 11:18 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Wed 11:18 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Wed 11:18 AM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Wed 11:18 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 11:18 AM819 km509 miles442 nmEast E
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