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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' South, Longitude: 173° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.9"1001.29 miwest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 misouth1001.26 mi
24 hours12° 03' 49.2"832.48 mieast4° 42' 05.5"323.07 misouth889.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 7:16 AM267 km166 miles144 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 6:16 AM592 km368 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 7:16 AM635 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 6:16 AM988 km614 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 8:16 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 6:16 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 7:16 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sat 7:16 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 8:16 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 7:16 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth S

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