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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 10:08:00 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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 160° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.7 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"928.07 miWest0° 00' 49.4"0.94 miSouth928.03 mi
24 hours15° 19' 35.0"990.51 miEast0° 24' 45.8"28.39 miNorth992.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 11:08 AM1053 km655 miles569 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Thu 12:08 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:08 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:08 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 11:08 AM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 10:08 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 10:08 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorthwest NW

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