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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 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 140° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.09 meters/second, 1494.3 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' 35.1"928.29 miwest0° 01' 02.3"1.19 misouth928.24 mi
24 hours15° 20' 06.7"991.30 mieast0° 19' 34.7"22.45 minorth992.62 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 11:46 AM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:46 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 12:46 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 10:46 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest W
AlofiWed 9:46 AM3062 km1903 miles1654 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:46 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Wed 3:46 PM3255 km2023 miles1758 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Thu 10:46 AM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:46 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 9:46 AM3582 km2225 miles1934 nmWest W
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