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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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 141° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.65 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 31.4"954.16 miwest0° 08' 04.5"9.26 misouth953.86 mi
24 hours14° 34' 37.8"965.30 mieast2° 40' 37.2"184.12 misouth975.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 8:46 AM838 km521 miles452 nmWest W
TaiohaeMon 9:16 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Gambier IslandsMon 9:46 AM995 km619 miles537 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 10:46 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 8:46 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:46 AM2685 km1669 miles1450 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:46 AM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:46 AM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:46 AM3300 km2051 miles1782 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 1:46 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmEast-southeast ESE
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