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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 166° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.94 meters/second, 1493.8 km/hour, 928.2 miles/hour or 806.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.6"927.88 miwest0° 00' 26.8"0.51 misouth927.86 mi
24 hours344° 41' 33.5"989.10 miwest0° 33' 38.9"38.58 minorth991.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:26 AM151 km94 miles82 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 11:26 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleThu 11:26 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
KingstonThu 11:56 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 1:26 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 11:26 AM1460 km907 miles789 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 10:26 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 1:26 PM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:26 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
Auckland *Thu 1:26 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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