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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 22:08:00 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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 160° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.7 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' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.4"928.07 miwest0° 00' 49.4"0.94 misouth928.03 mi
24 hours15° 19' 35.0"990.51 mieast0° 24' 45.8"28.39 minorth992.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 11:08 AM1053 km654 miles569 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Thu 12:08 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:08 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:08 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 11:08 AM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 10:08 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 10:08 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorthwest NW

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