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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 19' South
Longitude: 167° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.79 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.8 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' 51.0"945.59 miwest0° 06' 44.1"7.72 minorth945.92 mi
24 hours14° 02' 07.2"921.81 mieast3° 12' 07.1"220.20 minorth955.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 1:44 PM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 1:44 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:44 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 1:44 PM686 km426 miles370 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:44 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSat 1:44 PM740 km460 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM866 km538 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 2:44 PM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 1:44 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 1:44 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest W
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