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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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' South
Longitude: 152° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.05 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 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' 34.6"928.19 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 misouth928.14 mi
24 hours15° 19' 47.8"990.86 mieast0° 22' 47.2"26.13 minorth992.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 11:36 AM742 km461 miles400 nmWest W
AlofiWed 10:36 AM1818 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:36 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:36 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 10:36 AM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:36 AM3316 km2061 miles1791 nmWest-northwest WNW
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