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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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 139° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.31 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.8"930.97 miwest0° 02' 57.7"3.40 minorth931.12 mi
24 hours14° 55' 18.8"966.91 mieast1° 51' 33.9"127.90 minorth980.95 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 12:46 PM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 11:46 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 1:46 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 11:46 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 11:46 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:46 AM3165 km1966 miles1709 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 4:46 PM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 11:46 AM3483 km2164 miles1881 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 10:46 AM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 10:46 AM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmWest W

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