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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 1:14:00 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 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 174° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.94 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.77 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.4"945.86 miWest0° 06' 47.6"7.79 miNorth946.20 mi
24 hours14° 01' 01.7"920.84 miEast3° 13' 19.1"221.56 miNorth954.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 2:14 PM64 km40 miles35 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 2:14 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 2:14 PM329 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 2:14 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 3:14 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 3:14 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuSat 1:14 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoFri 2:14 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Sat 2:14 PM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 2:14 PM756 km470 miles408 nmWest W

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