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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 175° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.70 meters/second, 1500.1 km/hour, 932.1 miles/hour or 810.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.54 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 07.8"931.86 miwest0° 03' 20.4"3.83 minorth932.03 mi
24 hours14° 51' 20.4"963.41 mieast1° 59' 54.8"137.47 minorth979.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM85 km53 miles46 nmSouth S
PangaiFri 1:14 PM104 km65 miles56 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 1:14 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 1:14 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:14 PM719 km446 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:14 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:14 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 1:14 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Fri 1:14 PM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 1:14 PM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW

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