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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 179° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.76 meters/second, 1500.3 km/hour, 932.3 miles/hour or 810.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.54 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.9"932.05 miwest0° 03' 23.3"3.89 minorth932.23 mi
24 hours14° 50' 47.2"962.99 mieast2° 01' 01.6"138.76 minorth978.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Fri 1:34 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:34 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Fri 1:34 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
PangaiFri 1:34 PM588 km365 miles318 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 1:34 PM653 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:34 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmNorth N
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