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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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 149° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.41 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 44.5"944.73 miwest0° 06' 34.9"7.55 minorth945.06 mi
24 hours14° 04' 53.8"924.12 mieast3° 08' 59.7"216.62 minorth956.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:30 PM103 km64 miles56 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:30 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 3:30 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM3361 km2089 miles1815 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmWest-northwest WNW
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