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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 = Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 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: 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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 145° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.85 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.06 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.7"963.60 miWest0° 09' 10.8"10.52 miNorth964.01 mi
24 hours13° 07' 39.9"876.40 miEast4° 00' 26.3"275.48 miNorth925.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 2:14 PM463 km287 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeSat 2:44 PM982 km610 miles531 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 2:14 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 4:14 PM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 2:14 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:14 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:14 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:14 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:14 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:14 PM3762 km2338 miles2031 nmWest-northwest WNW

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