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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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' South
Longitude: 150° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.43 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' 44.9"944.77 miwest0° 06' 35.5"7.56 minorth945.10 mi
24 hours14° 04' 44.7"924.00 mieast3° 09' 09.9"216.82 minorth956.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:34 PM157 km97 miles85 nmNortheast NE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Fri 1:34 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:34 PM999 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:34 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 3:34 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 1:34 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:34 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 12:34 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmWest W
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