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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: 18%
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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 53' South
Longitude: 136° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.66 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.2"974.35 miwest0° 10' 18.2"11.81 misouth974.09 mi
24 hours13° 40' 21.0"922.04 mieast3° 45' 11.0"258.05 misouth950.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 7:56 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 9:26 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 7:26 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 7:26 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 7:26 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Sun 12:26 PM3209 km1994 miles1732 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 6:26 AM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 6:26 AM3846 km2390 miles2076 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 7:26 AM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 6:26 AM4242 km2636 miles2291 nmWest-southwest WSW
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