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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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 139° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.10 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.5 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 35.2"928.30 miwest0° 01' 03.0"1.21 misouth928.24 mi
24 hours15° 20' 08.1"991.33 mieast0° 19' 19.3"22.16 minorth992.63 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 11:42 AM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownWed 12:42 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:42 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 10:42 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 3:42 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 9:42 AM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:42 AM3163 km1966 miles1708 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 10:42 AM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:42 AM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 9:42 AM3680 km2287 miles1987 nmWest W
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