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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 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

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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 166° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.94 meters/second, 1493.8 km/hour, 928.2 miles/hour or 806.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.6"927.88 miwest0° 00' 27.0"0.52 misouth927.86 mi
24 hours344° 41' 32.8"989.11 miwest0° 33' 34.6"38.50 minorth991.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:26 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaThu 11:26 AM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleThu 11:26 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
KingstonThu 11:56 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 1:26 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 11:26 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 10:26 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 1:26 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:26 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
Auckland *Thu 1:26 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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