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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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 142° 07' 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"928.28 miwest0° 01' 01.4"1.17 misouth928.22 mi
24 hours15° 20' 04.5"991.25 mieast0° 19' 57.9"22.89 minorth992.60 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 11:52 AM782 km486 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:52 AM866 km538 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 12:52 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 10:52 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
AlofiWed 9:52 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:52 AM3012 km1872 miles1627 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 10:52 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:52 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Wed 3:52 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 9:52 AM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmWest W
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