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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 48' South
Longitude: 139° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 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' 08.0"0.16 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.4"954.29 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.28 misouth953.99 mi
24 hours14° 34' 18.4"965.07 mieast2° 41' 07.3"184.70 misouth975.51 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 9:36 AM838 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeMon 9:06 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth N
PapeeteMon 8:36 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 10:36 AM1325 km823 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 8:36 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:36 AM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:36 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 1:36 PM3290 km2045 miles1777 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Tue 8:36 AM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:36 AM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmWest W
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