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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 165° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.0"945.47 miwest0° 06' 42.9"7.70 minorth945.81 mi
24 hours14° 02' 29.7"922.13 mieast3° 11' 41.9"219.72 minorth955.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 1:34 PM514 km320 miles278 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:34 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoFri 1:34 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:34 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:34 PM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 1:34 PM939 km583 miles507 nmWest W
PangaiSat 1:34 PM987 km614 miles533 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:34 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 2:34 PM1647 km1024 miles889 nmEast E
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