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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
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 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 34' South
Longitude: 132° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.05 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.6"943.93 miwest0° 06' 26.2"7.38 minorth944.25 mi
24 hours14° 07' 30.2"926.30 mieast3° 05' 59.5"213.18 minorth958.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 1:20 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 2:20 PM777 km483 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 12:20 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 5:20 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 12:20 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:20 PM3499 km2174 miles1889 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 11:20 AM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:20 PM4176 km2595 miles2255 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:20 AM4250 km2641 miles2295 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 11:20 AM4422 km2748 miles2388 nmWest W
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