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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 00:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 179° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.75 meters/second, 1500.3 km/hour, 932.3 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' 08.8"931.98 miwest0° 03' 23.2"3.88 minorth932.15 mi
24 hours14° 50' 49.0"962.95 mieast2° 00' 57.9"138.67 minorth978.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Fri 1:34 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
Levuka *Fri 1:34 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 1:34 PM416 km258 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Fri 1:34 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Fri 1:34 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM474 km295 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:34 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 1:34 PM627 km389 miles338 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:34 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmNortheast NE

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