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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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 157° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.03 meters/second, 1494.1 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' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.4"928.15 miwest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 misouth928.11 mi
24 hours15° 19' 39.6"990.68 mieast0° 24' 03.9"27.60 minorth992.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM246 km153 miles133 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM907 km563 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 10:56 AM1322 km821 miles714 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:56 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:56 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:56 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 10:56 AM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 9:56 AM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmWest-northwest WNW
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