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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 46' South
Longitude: 136° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.77 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 33.3"954.42 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 misouth954.12 mi
24 hours14° 33' 59.2"964.83 mieast2° 41' 37.3"185.27 misouth975.37 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 9:26 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeMon 8:56 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 8:26 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 8:26 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:26 AM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Mon 1:26 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiMon 7:26 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:26 AM3752 km2331 miles2026 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:26 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmWest W
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