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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 = Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:32:00 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: 29%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 153° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.6"997.58 miWest0° 11' 35.0"13.27 miNorth997.85 mi
24 hours11° 30' 53.6"791.77 miEast4° 39' 47.3"320.41 miNorth856.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 4:32 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 4:32 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 4:32 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 3:32 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:32 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:32 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 2:32 PM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 3:32 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 2:32 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:32 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmNorth N

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