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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 1:44:00 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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 178° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 56.0"946.21 miWest0° 06' 51.2"7.86 miNorth946.55 mi
24 hours346° 00' 06.1"919.90 miWest3° 14' 33.5"222.98 miNorth954.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 2:44 PM9 km6 miles5 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Sat 2:44 PM75 km47 miles41 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Sat 2:44 PM111 km69 miles60 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 2:44 PM117 km73 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Sat 2:44 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 2:44 PM748 km465 miles404 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 2:44 PM786 km489 miles425 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 2:44 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 12:44 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:44 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth N

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