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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 8:52:00 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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 141° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.09 meters/second, 1494.3 km/hour, 928.5 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' 35.1"928.21 miWest0° 01' 01.6"1.18 miSouth928.16 mi
24 hours15° 20' 04.9"991.19 miEast0° 19' 53.6"22.81 miNorth992.53 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 11:52 AM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:52 AM891 km553 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 12:52 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 10:52 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmWest W
AlofiWed 9:52 AM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:52 AM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 10:52 AM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 3:52 PM3371 km2094 miles1820 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 9:52 AM3394 km2109 miles1832 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 9:52 AM3461 km2150 miles1869 nmWest W

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