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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 = Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:10:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 144° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.7"944.42 miWest0° 06' 32.3"7.50 miNorth944.75 mi
24 hours14° 05' 41.0"924.72 miEast3° 08' 05.7"215.58 miNorth957.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:10 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:10 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 1:10 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:10 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:10 PM3207 km1992 miles1731 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 6:10 PM3738 km2323 miles2019 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 12:10 PM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmWest W

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