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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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' South, Longitude: 178° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.5"1001.17 miwest0° 11' 54.4"13.64 misouth1001.14 mi
24 hours12° 04' 29.1"833.17 mieast4° 41' 55.0"322.88 misouth890.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 6:40 AM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 6:40 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiSat 7:40 AM911 km566 miles492 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 7:40 AM1034 km643 miles558 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 6:40 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 8:40 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Sat 7:40 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmSouth S
YarenSat 6:40 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 6:40 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 7:40 AM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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