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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 6:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 141° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 08.0"0.16 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.5"954.11 miWest0° 08' 04.7"9.26 miSouth953.81 mi
24 hours14° 34' 35.7"965.21 miEast2° 40' 40.6"184.18 miSouth975.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 8:46 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W
TaiohaeMon 9:16 AM890 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Gambier IslandsMon 9:46 AM976 km606 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 10:46 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 8:46 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:46 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:46 AM3022 km1878 miles1632 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:46 AM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:46 AM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 1:46 PM3496 km2172 miles1887 nmEast-southeast ESE

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