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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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 154° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.04 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"15.47 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.6"928.18 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 misouth928.13 mi
24 hours15° 19' 45.3"990.81 mieast0° 23' 10.1"26.57 minorth992.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:42 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 11:42 AM603 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 10:42 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:42 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:42 AM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:42 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 1:42 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 11:42 AM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 10:42 AM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:42 AM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmWest-northwest WNW
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