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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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 160° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.63 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.4"945.24 miwest0° 06' 40.4"7.65 minorth945.57 mi
24 hours14° 03' 14.9"922.75 mieast3° 10' 51.6"218.76 minorth956.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 2:14 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 1:14 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 2:14 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM1325 km824 miles716 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 1:14 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sat 1:14 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:14 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:14 PM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:14 PM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmNorthwest NW
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