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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 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 21' South
Longitude: 161° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 48.8"945.31 miwest0° 06' 41.1"7.67 minorth945.64 mi
24 hours14° 03' 01.3"922.56 mieast3° 11' 06.7"219.05 minorth955.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 2:20 PM379 km235 miles205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 1:20 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 2:20 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sat 1:20 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:20 PM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorthwest NW
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