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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 31, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 90%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 160° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.33 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.2"987.08 miwest0° 09' 32.6"10.93 misouth987.40 mi
24 hours11° 00' 30.6"747.41 mieast4° 02' 43.5"278.02 misouth801.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 2:46 AM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 2:46 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 3:46 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNortheast NE
MajuroTue 3:46 AM1262 km784 miles682 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:46 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 1:46 AM1723 km1071 miles931 nmWest W
TarawaTue 3:46 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 2:46 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 12:46 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 1:46 AM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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