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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:24:00 AM.

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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 167° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.94 meters/second, 1493.8 km/hour, 928.2 miles/hour or 806.6 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' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.6"927.89 miWest0° 00' 27.3"0.52 miSouth927.86 mi
24 hours344° 41' 31.7"989.13 miWest0° 33' 27.0"38.35 miNorth991.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:24 AM181 km112 miles98 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaThu 11:24 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleThu 11:24 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
KingstonThu 11:54 AM904 km561 miles488 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 1:24 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 11:24 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 10:24 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
Auckland *Thu 1:24 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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