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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 01' South
Longitude: 177° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 34.6"1001.26 miwest0° 11' 54.5"13.64 misouth1001.23 mi
24 hours12° 04' 22.5"833.11 mieast4° 41' 56.9"322.93 misouth890.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 6:36 AM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 6:36 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 7:36 AM804 km500 miles434 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 7:36 AM949 km590 miles513 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 6:36 AM1172 km729 miles633 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 8:36 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sat 7:36 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 6:36 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 6:36 AM1727 km1073 miles932 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 7:36 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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