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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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 163° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.56 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
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.53 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 05.4"931.54 miwest0° 03' 12.7"3.68 minorth931.71 mi
24 hours14° 52' 42.6"964.61 mieast1° 57' 06.6"134.26 minorth979.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 1:24 PM366 km227 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 12:24 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 1:24 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:24 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 12:24 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:24 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:24 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 11:24 AM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmNorthwest NW

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