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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 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 34' South
Longitude: 133° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.07 meters/second, 1519.5 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' 39.0"943.97 miwest0° 06' 26.7"7.39 minorth944.30 mi
24 hours14° 07' 21.3"926.17 mieast3° 06' 09.8"213.38 minorth958.16 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 1:24 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 2:24 PM820 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 12:24 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 5:24 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 12:24 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:24 PM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 11:24 AM3789 km2355 miles2046 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:24 PM4075 km2532 miles2200 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:24 AM4150 km2579 miles2241 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 11:24 AM4323 km2686 miles2334 nmWest W
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