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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 172° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 meters/second, 1611.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.9"1001.30 miwest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 misouth1001.27 mi
24 hours12° 03' 47.5"832.45 mieast4° 42' 06.1"323.08 misouth889.89 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 AM237 km148 miles128 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 6:16 AM611 km379 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 7:16 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 6:16 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 8:16 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 6:16 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 7:16 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmSouth S
Suva *Sat 7:16 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 8:16 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 7:16 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmSouth S
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