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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: 4%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 136° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.63 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 34.2"937.22 miwest0° 04' 57.0"5.68 misouth936.99 mi
24 hours15° 11' 43.6"990.59 mieast1° 17' 11.4"88.51 misouth990.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 10:26 AM438 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownTue 11:26 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 9:26 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 9:26 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 2:26 PM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 9:26 AM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 8:26 AM3483 km2164 miles1880 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 9:26 AM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 8:26 AM3878 km2409 miles2094 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 8:26 AM4011 km2492 miles2166 nmWest W
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