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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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' South
Longitude: 160° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.7 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"928.13 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 misouth928.09 mi
24 hours15° 19' 34.4"990.57 mieast0° 24' 50.0"28.48 minorth992.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM67 km42 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 11:08 AM1026 km637 miles554 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Thu 12:08 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:08 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:08 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 11:08 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 10:08 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 10:08 AM2922 km1815 miles1578 nmNorthwest NW
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