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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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 29' South
Longitude: 145° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.32 meters/second, 1520.4 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' 43.1"944.54 miwest0° 06' 33.0"7.51 minorth944.87 mi
24 hours14° 05' 29.6"924.62 mieast3° 08' 18.7"215.84 minorth957.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:14 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:14 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:14 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 12:14 PM2531 km1573 miles1366 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:14 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:14 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:14 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:14 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:14 PM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 6:14 PM3860 km2398 miles2084 nmEast-southeast ESE
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