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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 9:46:00 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 154° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.04 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' 34.5"928.11 miWest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 miSouth928.06 mi
24 hours15° 19' 44.1"990.71 miEast0° 23' 21.2"26.78 miNorth992.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:46 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 11:46 AM662 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 10:46 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:46 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:46 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:46 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:46 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 1:46 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Thu 10:46 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:46 AM3112 km1933 miles1680 nmWest-northwest WNW

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