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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 12:24:00 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: 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' South, Longitude: 148° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.91 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 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' 09.2"0.17 miNorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.8"963.74 miWest0° 09' 11.7"10.54 miNorth964.14 mi
24 hours13° 07' 16.8"876.08 miEast4° 00' 42.3"275.78 miNorth925.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 2:24 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 2:24 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:24 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 4:24 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 1:24 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:24 PM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:24 PM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:24 PM3527 km2191 miles1904 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 1:24 PM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmWest W

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