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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 = Monday, December 10, 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: 10%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 134° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.84 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.91 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.2"954.50 miWest0° 08' 07.8"9.32 miSouth954.20 mi
24 hours14° 33' 37.6"964.49 miEast2° 42' 10.7"185.90 miSouth975.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 9:16 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 10:16 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 8:16 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 8:16 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 1:16 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 8:16 AM3266 km2030 miles1764 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:16 AM3781 km2350 miles2042 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:16 AM4037 km2508 miles2180 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:16 AM4086 km2539 miles2206 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 7:16 AM4329 km2690 miles2337 nmWest-southwest WSW

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