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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 8:52:00 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 phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 126° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.17 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 809.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.52 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.5"930.66 miWest0° 02' 49.2"3.23 miNorth930.81 mi
24 hours14° 56' 44.1"968.17 miEast1° 48' 24.8"124.29 miNorth981.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:52 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsThu 11:52 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:52 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 10:52 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 10:52 AM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 10:52 AM4175 km2594 miles2255 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 9:52 AM4537 km2819 miles2450 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 10:52 AM4856 km3017 miles2622 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 9:52 AM5047 km3136 miles2725 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:52 PM5334 km3314 miles2880 nmNortheast NE

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