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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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 161° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 27.9"936.29 miwest0° 04' 42.2"5.39 misouth936.08 mi
24 hours15° 13' 20.5"991.49 mieast1° 10' 53.9"81.29 misouth991.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 11:08 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiTue 10:08 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:08 AM1247 km775 miles674 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 11:08 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:08 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:08 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Wed 10:08 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:08 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 9:08 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 9:08 AM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmNorthwest NW
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