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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 162° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.68 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' 49.1"945.27 miwest0° 06' 41.5"7.67 minorth945.61 mi
24 hours14° 02' 54.8"922.41 mieast3° 11' 13.9"219.17 minorth955.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 2:24 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 1:24 PM793 km493 miles428 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 1:24 PM992 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 2:24 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM1366 km848 miles737 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:24 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:24 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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