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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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 07:52:00 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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' North, Longitude: 161° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.6"996.18 miwest0° 10' 08.4"11.61 minorth996.04 mi
24 hours10° 46' 31.5"737.68 mieast3° 49' 47.5"263.22 minorth779.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 6:52 PM424 km263 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 6:52 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 7:52 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmEast E
YarenFri 7:52 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 7:52 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 7:52 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 5:52 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 6:52 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 5:52 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 7:52 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmEast-southeast ESE

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