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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 Sunday, December 16, 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 10%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 150° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.97 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.7"963.87 miwest0° 09' 12.5"10.55 minorth964.28 mi
24 hours13° 06' 53.8"875.76 mieast4° 00' 58.3"276.09 minorth925.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 2:34 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 2:34 PM295 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 2:34 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 2:34 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 1:34 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:34 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:34 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 4:34 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 1:34 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:34 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmWest-northwest WNW
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