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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 00:14:00 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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 174° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.70 meters/second, 1500.1 km/hour, 932.1 miles/hour or 810.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.54 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 07.7"931.85 miwest0° 03' 20.1"3.83 minorth932.02 mi
24 hours14° 51' 22.3"963.44 mieast1° 59' 51.1"137.40 minorth979.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiFri 1:14 PM83 km52 miles45 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM91 km57 miles49 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuFri 1:14 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 1:14 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:14 PM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Fri 1:14 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:14 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:14 PM795 km494 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 1:14 PM809 km502 miles437 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Fri 1:14 PM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
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