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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 22:24:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 133° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.9"943.90 miwest0° 06' 26.6"7.39 minorth944.22 mi
24 hours14° 07' 23.8"926.14 mieast3° 06' 06.9"213.31 minorth958.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 1:24 PM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 2:24 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 12:24 PM1689 km1050 miles912 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 5:24 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 12:24 PM2749 km1708 miles1485 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:24 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 11:24 AM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:24 PM4103 km2550 miles2215 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:24 AM4178 km2596 miles2256 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 11:24 AM4350 km2703 miles2349 nmWest W
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