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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 = Monday, December 17, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 18%

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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 130° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.06 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.0"982.01 miWest0° 10' 46.1"12.33 miNorth982.39 mi
24 hours12° 16' 02.1"832.40 miEast4° 28' 50.4"307.93 miNorth892.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 2:36 PM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 4:06 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 2:06 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 7:06 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 2:06 PM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 2:06 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 1:06 PM4271 km2654 miles2306 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 2:06 PM4445 km2762 miles2400 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 2:06 PM4649 km2889 miles2510 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaMon 1:06 PM4845 km3010 miles2616 nmWest-southwest WSW

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