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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 Wednesday, December 12, 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 154° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.04 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.5"928.11 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 misouth928.06 mi
24 hours15° 19' 44.1"990.71 mieast0° 23' 21.2"26.78 minorth992.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:46 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 11:46 AM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 10:46 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:46 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:46 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:46 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:46 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 1:46 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Thu 10:46 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:46 AM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmWest-northwest WNW

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