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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 162° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.68 meters/second, 1521.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.2"945.29 miwest0° 06' 41.7"7.67 minorth945.62 mi
24 hours14° 02' 52.2"922.37 mieast3° 11' 16.8"219.22 minorth955.84 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 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 1:24 PM765 km476 miles413 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 1:24 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 2:24 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:24 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:24 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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