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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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 137° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.11 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 35.3"928.32 miwest0° 01' 04.7"1.24 misouth928.26 mi
24 hours15° 20' 11.6"991.41 mieast0° 18' 40.8"21.42 minorth992.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 11:32 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 12:32 PM875 km544 miles473 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:32 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 10:32 AM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 3:32 PM2925 km1818 miles1579 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 10:32 AM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 9:32 AM3411 km2119 miles1842 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 10:32 AM3734 km2320 miles2016 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:32 AM3849 km2392 miles2078 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 9:32 AM3928 km2440 miles2121 nmWest W
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