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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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 14' South
Longitude: 177° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.00 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.4"946.06 miwest0° 06' 49.0"7.82 minorth946.40 mi
24 hours14° 00' 36.6"920.56 mieast3° 13' 46.8"222.10 minorth954.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 2:24 PM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
PangaiSat 2:24 PM337 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 2:24 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sat 2:24 PM474 km294 miles256 nmWest W
Mata-UtuSat 1:24 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
Lautoka *Sat 2:24 PM582 km361 miles314 nmWest W
Nadi *Sat 2:24 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 3:24 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sat 3:24 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 2:24 PM763 km474 miles412 nmEast E
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