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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' South, Longitude: 153° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.25 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.6"973.38 miwest0° 10' 13.4"11.71 misouth973.11 mi
24 hours13° 42' 58.9"924.19 mieast3° 42' 44.8"255.24 misouth951.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 8:36 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 8:36 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:36 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 7:36 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:36 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 8:36 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 7:36 AM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 10:36 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandSun 6:36 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 6:36 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest W

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