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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 9:56:00 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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 157° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.03 meters/second, 1494.1 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' 00.9"0.02 miSouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.4"928.09 miWest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 miSouth928.05 mi
24 hours15° 19' 39.9"990.62 miEast0° 23' 59.6"27.51 miNorth992.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM274 km170 miles148 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 10:56 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:56 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:56 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:56 AM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 10:56 AM2577 km1601 miles1392 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 9:56 AM2883 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-northwest WNW

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