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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 phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 138° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.7"931.01 miwest0° 02' 57.0"3.38 minorth931.16 mi
24 hours14° 55' 25.2"967.07 mieast1° 51' 20.2"127.65 minorth981.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 12:42 PM490 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 1:42 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 11:42 AM1184 km736 miles639 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 11:42 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 4:42 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 11:42 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:42 AM3264 km2028 miles1763 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:42 AM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 10:42 AM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 10:42 AM3786 km2352 miles2044 nmWest W
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