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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 11:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 149° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.40 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.75 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.5"944.65 miWest0° 06' 34.8"7.54 miNorth944.98 mi
24 hours14° 04' 56.2"924.09 miEast3° 08' 56.9"216.55 miNorth956.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:30 PM102 km63 miles55 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:30 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 12:30 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmWest-northwest WNW

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