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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 2:34:00 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 154° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 29.7"997.59 miWest0° 11' 35.0"13.27 miNorth997.86 mi
24 hours11° 30' 50.8"791.72 miEast4° 39' 47.5"320.42 miNorth856.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 4:34 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 4:34 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 4:34 PM1755 km1090 miles948 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 3:34 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:34 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:34 PM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 2:34 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 3:34 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 2:34 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:34 PM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmNorth N

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