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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:44:00 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

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 167° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.78 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.76 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.8"945.51 miWest0° 06' 43.9"7.72 miNorth945.84 mi
24 hours14° 02' 09.6"921.78 miEast3° 12' 04.2"220.13 miNorth955.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 1:44 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 1:44 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:44 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 1:44 PM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:44 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSat 1:44 PM768 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 2:44 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:44 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 1:44 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W

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