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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 02:32:00 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: 39%

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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 36' South, Longitude: 142° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.8"1004.78 miwest0° 11' 38.5"13.33 minorth1004.91 mi
24 hours11° 03' 30.9"764.64 mieast4° 35' 13.1"315.16 minorth827.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 5:02 PM881 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 4:32 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 4:32 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 4:32 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 6:32 PM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 4:32 PM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 3:32 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:32 PM3501 km2176 miles1891 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 3:32 PM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:32 PM3794 km2358 miles2049 nmWest W

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