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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: 1%

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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 162° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.55 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.53 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 05.1"931.58 miwest0° 03' 12.0"3.67 minorth931.75 mi
24 hours14° 52' 49.0"964.77 mieast1° 56' 53.2"134.01 minorth979.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 12:20 PM820 km510 miles443 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 1:20 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 12:20 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:20 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNorthwest NW
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