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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 22:46:00 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 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 169° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.00 meters/second, 1494.0 km/hour, 928.3 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' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.1"928.01 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 misouth927.97 mi
24 hours15° 19' 18.0"990.14 mieast0° 27' 11.6"31.18 minorth992.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 11:46 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiThu 11:46 AM558 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 11:46 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:46 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 11:46 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 12:46 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 12:46 PM857 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:46 PM973 km605 miles526 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 11:46 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 11:46 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmWest W

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