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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 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' South, Longitude: 173° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.48 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 25.0"935.86 miwest0° 04' 35.0"5.26 misouth935.65 mi
24 hours15° 14' 05.0"991.89 mieast1° 07' 47.8"77.74 misouth991.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiWed 10:58 AM126 km78 miles68 nmWest W
NeiafuWed 10:58 AM150 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 10:58 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 10:58 AM349 km217 miles188 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoTue 10:58 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 11:58 AM672 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 11:58 AM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 10:58 AM905 km562 miles489 nmWest W
Nadi *Wed 10:58 AM1018 km632 miles549 nmWest W
Lautoka *Wed 10:58 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-northwest WNW
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