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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 23:34:00 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

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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 150° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.9"944.69 miwest0° 06' 35.3"7.55 minorth945.03 mi
24 hours14° 04' 47.3"923.97 mieast3° 09' 07.0"216.75 minorth956.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:34 PM136 km85 miles74 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaFri 1:34 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:34 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 3:34 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 1:34 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:34 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 12:34 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM3289 km2043 miles1776 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:34 AM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmWest-northwest WNW

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