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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 04:20:00 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: 12%

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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 154° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.32 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.9"966.90 miwest0° 09' 31.0"10.90 minorth967.30 mi
24 hours12° 58' 17.5"868.53 mieast4° 06' 44.2"282.68 minorth920.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 3:20 PM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 3:20 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 2:20 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 2:20 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 2:20 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSun 2:20 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 2:20 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 3:20 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 4:20 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 1:20 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW

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