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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 51' South
Longitude: 125° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.0"928.44 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 misouth928.37 mi
24 hours15° 20' 27.7"991.81 mieast0° 15' 28.1"17.74 minorth992.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:42 AM674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsWed 10:42 AM1021 km635 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:42 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 9:42 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 9:42 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 9:42 AM4295 km2669 miles2319 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 8:42 AM4653 km2891 miles2512 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 9:42 AM4976 km3092 miles2687 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 8:42 AM5159 km3206 miles2786 nmWest W
LimaWed 2:42 PM5233 km3252 miles2826 nmEast E
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