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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 11:24:00 PM.

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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: 10%

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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' South, Longitude: 133° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.55 meters/second, 1550.0 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.05 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.8"962.93 miWest0° 09' 06.5"10.44 miNorth963.34 mi
24 hours13° 09' 35.1"878.01 miEast3° 59' 04.9"273.93 miNorth927.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 2:24 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth S
TaiohaeSat 1:54 PM923 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSat 3:24 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 1:24 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 1:24 PM2805 km1743 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 6:24 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 1:24 PM3200 km1989 miles1728 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:24 PM3842 km2387 miles2075 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 1:24 PM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:24 PM4103 km2549 miles2215 nmWest W

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