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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 9:36:00 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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 152° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.05 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.6"928.13 miWest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 miSouth928.08 mi
24 hours15° 19' 48.1"990.80 miEast0° 22' 42.9"26.04 miNorth992.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM475 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 11:36 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
AlofiWed 10:36 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:36 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 10:36 AM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 10:36 AM3075 km1911 miles1660 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:36 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmWest-northwest WNW

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