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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 00:24:00 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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 177° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.73 meters/second, 1500.2 km/hour, 932.2 miles/hour or 810.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.54 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.3"931.91 miwest0° 03' 21.6"3.85 minorth932.09 mi
24 hours14° 51' 05.8"963.19 mieast2° 00' 24.5"138.04 minorth979.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:24 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 1:24 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Fri 1:24 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 1:24 PM514 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Fri 1:24 PM560 km348 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:24 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 1:24 PM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 1:24 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:24 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNortheast NE

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