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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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' South, Longitude: 147° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 43.8"944.61 miwest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 minorth944.94 mi
24 hours14° 05' 16.2"924.44 mieast3° 08' 34.2"216.14 minorth957.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:20 PM257 km160 miles139 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:20 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 12:20 PM2379 km1479 miles1285 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:20 PM3614 km2245 miles1951 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmWest-northwest WNW
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