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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: 3%

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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 154° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.78 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.5"936.53 miwest0° 04' 46.0"5.47 misouth936.31 mi
24 hours15° 12' 56.6"991.27 mieast1° 12' 30.4"83.14 misouth990.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 10:42 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 10:42 AM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 9:42 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:42 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 9:42 AM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 9:42 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:42 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth N
AdamstownTue 12:42 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Wed 9:42 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 8:42 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmWest-northwest WNW
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