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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 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 29' South
Longitude: 144° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.9"944.50 miwest0° 06' 32.5"7.50 minorth944.83 mi
24 hours14° 05' 38.6"924.75 mieast3° 08' 08.6"215.65 minorth957.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:10 PM501 km311 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:10 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 1:10 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:10 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:10 PM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 6:10 PM3765 km2339 miles2033 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 12:10 PM3866 km2402 miles2087 nmWest W
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