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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 23:24:00 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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 162° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.56 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.53 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 05.4"931.54 miwest0° 03' 12.5"3.68 minorth931.71 mi
24 hours14° 52' 44.3"964.63 mieast1° 57' 03.0"134.19 minorth979.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 1:24 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 12:24 PM749 km466 miles405 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 1:24 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:24 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 12:24 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:24 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:24 PM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 11:24 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNorthwest NW

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