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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 6:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 147° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.37 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.5"973.65 miWest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 miSouth973.38 mi
24 hours13° 42' 11.3"923.52 miEast3° 43' 29.1"256.09 miSouth951.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 8:16 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 8:16 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:16 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSun 10:16 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 7:16 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:16 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 8:16 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 7:16 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 6:16 AM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 6:16 AM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest W

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