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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 2:24:00 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: 5%

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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 168° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.31 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.5"946.69 miWest0° 06' 56.1"7.95 miNorth947.03 mi
24 hours346° 01' 37.1"918.64 miWest3° 16' 11.8"224.85 miNorth953.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 1:24 PM65 km40 miles35 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleSat 1:24 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSat 1:24 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sat 3:24 PM916 km569 miles495 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sat 3:24 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 3:24 PM1021 km635 miles551 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 1:24 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 2:24 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 3:24 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 12:24 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW

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