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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 1:06:00 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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 158° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.16 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.07 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.8"964.30 miWest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 miNorth964.71 mi
24 hours13° 05' 40.2"874.73 miEast4° 01' 49.3"277.06 miNorth924.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 3:06 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 3:06 PM992 km617 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 2:06 PM1295 km804 miles699 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 3:06 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:06 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 3:06 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 2:06 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sun 2:06 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 1:06 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 1:06 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNorthwest NW

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