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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:08:00 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: 3%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.61 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 28.0"936.24 miWest0° 04' 42.4"5.40 miSouth936.03 mi
24 hours15° 13' 19.6"991.41 miEast1° 10' 58.2"81.37 miSouth991.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 11:08 AM207 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiTue 10:08 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:08 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 11:08 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:08 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:08 AM1592 km989 miles859 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Wed 10:08 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:08 AM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 9:08 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 9:08 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmNorthwest NW

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