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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 2:06:00 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: 15%

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 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' South, Longitude: 13° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 435.75 meters/second, 1568.7 kilometres/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.24 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.8"974.59 miWest0° 10' 12.6"11.70 miNorth974.99 mi
24 hours12° 36' 41.7"850.22 miEast4° 19' 18.8"297.05 miNorth906.78 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 3:06 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
HuamboSun 3:06 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast E
LuandaSun 3:06 PM458 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
MenongueSun 3:06 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeSun 3:06 PM473 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
Opuwo *Sun 4:06 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
UígeSun 3:06 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaSun 3:06 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast E
CabindaSun 3:06 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Sun 4:06 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSoutheast SE

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