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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 8:42:00 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 139° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.10 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 35.2"928.23 miWest0° 01' 03.2"1.21 miSouth928.18 mi
24 hours15° 20' 08.4"991.27 miEast0° 19' 15.0"22.07 miNorth992.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 11:42 AM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownWed 12:42 PM1066 km662 miles576 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:42 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 10:42 AM2111 km1311 miles1140 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 3:42 PM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 10:42 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 9:42 AM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 10:42 AM3514 km2184 miles1898 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:42 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 9:42 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmWest W

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