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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 1:24:00 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 14' South, Longitude: 176° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.99 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.77 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.2"945.98 miWest0° 06' 48.8"7.81 miNorth946.32 mi
24 hours14° 00' 39.2"920.53 miEast3° 13' 44.0"222.03 miNorth954.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tubou *Sat 2:24 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 2:24 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast E
PangaiSat 2:24 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 2:24 PM363 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Labasa *Sat 2:24 PM451 km280 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
Levuka *Sat 2:24 PM464 km288 miles250 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 2:24 PM502 km312 miles271 nmWest W
Mata-UtuSat 1:24 PM551 km342 miles298 nmNorth N
Lautoka *Sat 2:24 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
Nadi *Sat 2:24 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest W

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