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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: 10%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 134° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.1"954.55 miwest0° 08' 07.8"9.32 misouth954.25 mi
24 hours14° 33' 39.8"964.59 mieast2° 42' 07.3"185.85 misouth975.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 9:16 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
TaiohaeMon 8:46 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownMon 10:16 AM1029 km639 miles556 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 8:16 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 8:16 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 1:16 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 8:16 AM3244 km2016 miles1751 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:16 AM3753 km2332 miles2027 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:16 AM4008 km2491 miles2164 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:16 AM4058 km2522 miles2191 nmWest W
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