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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 23:26:00 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: 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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' South, Longitude: 166° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.15 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 22' 19.9"935.06 miwest0° 04' 22.3"5.01 misouth934.85 mi
24 hours344° 44' 42.7"992.44 miwest1° 02' 22.9"71.52 misouth991.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaWed 10:26 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 10:26 AM337 km209 miles182 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleWed 10:26 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Wed 12:26 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 10:26 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneWed 9:26 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 11:26 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaWed 12:26 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast E
Auckland *Wed 12:26 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sydney *Wed 10:26 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouthwest SW

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