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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:42:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 125° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.0"928.37 miWest0° 01' 12.9"1.39 miSouth928.31 mi
24 hours15° 20' 28.0"991.75 miEast0° 15' 23.8"17.65 miNorth992.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:42 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 2:42 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 9:42 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 9:42 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 9:42 AM4319 km2683 miles2332 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 8:42 AM4681 km2909 miles2528 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 9:42 AM5004 km3110 miles2702 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 8:42 AM5187 km3223 miles2801 nmWest W
LimaWed 2:42 PM5205 km3234 miles2811 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 1:42 PM5277 km3279 miles2849 nmNortheast NE

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