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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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 2:52:00 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: 39%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' South, Longitude: 147° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.9"1004.83 miWest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 miNorth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 03' 13.7"764.33 miEast4° 35' 04.5"315.00 miNorth826.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:52 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 4:52 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSouth S
RarotongaTue 4:52 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:52 PM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 3:52 PM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:52 PM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 3:52 PM3139 km1950 miles1695 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 6:52 PM3192 km1983 miles1724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 2:52 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 3:52 PM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmSouthwest SW

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