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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: 28%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' South, Longitude: 163° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.9"990.34 miwest0° 11' 27.5"13.13 misouth990.18 mi
24 hours12° 49' 35.6"877.15 mieast4° 22' 38.7"300.89 misouth921.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 7:26 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest W
RawakiSun 7:26 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSat 7:26 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 8:26 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 7:26 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 8:26 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 8:26 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 6:26 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 8:26 AM1795 km1116 miles969 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 7:26 AM1868 km1161 miles1008 nmSouthwest SW
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