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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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 02' South
Longitude: 148° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.37 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.5"973.70 miwest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 misouth973.44 mi
24 hours13° 42' 13.9"923.62 mieast3° 43' 26.9"256.06 misouth951.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 8:16 AM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 8:16 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:16 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSun 10:16 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 7:16 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:16 AM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 8:16 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 7:16 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 6:16 AM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 6:16 AM3593 km2233 miles1940 nmWest W
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