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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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 01:42:00 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: 38%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' South, Longitude: 130° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"1004.65 miwest0° 11' 38.9"13.34 minorth1004.79 mi
24 hours11° 04' 14.7"765.41 mieast4° 35' 34.3"315.57 minorth828.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 5:42 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 3:42 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 3:42 PM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 8:42 PM3588 km2230 miles1938 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 3:42 PM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 3:42 PM3936 km2446 miles2125 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloTue 6:42 PM3987 km2477 miles2153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 7:42 PM4137 km2570 miles2234 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 5:42 PM4160 km2585 miles2246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 6:42 PM4342 km2698 miles2344 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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