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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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 02:06:00 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: 19%

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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 159° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.68 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.8"983.42 miwest0° 10' 51.7"12.44 minorth983.79 mi
24 hours12° 12' 06.7"828.98 mieast4° 30' 21.6"309.67 minorth889.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 4:06 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmSouth S
FakaofoMon 3:06 PM1257 km781 miles678 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 4:06 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Mon 4:06 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 3:06 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:06 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaMon 3:06 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 2:06 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 2:06 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest W
Suva *Mon 3:06 PM2473 km1536 miles1335 nmWest-southwest WSW

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