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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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 148° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.0"944.59 miwest0° 06' 34.2"7.53 minorth944.92 mi
24 hours14° 05' 07.2"924.25 mieast3° 08' 44.3"216.32 minorth956.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:24 PM168 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 1:24 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:24 PM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 12:24 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:24 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:24 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:24 PM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:24 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:24 AM3677 km2285 miles1985 nmWest-northwest WNW

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