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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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 12' South
Longitude: 178° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.4 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 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 56.1"946.29 miwest0° 06' 51.4"7.86 minorth946.63 mi
24 hours346° 00' 08.6"919.93 miwest3° 14' 36.4"223.05 minorth954.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 2:44 PM35 km22 miles19 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nadi *Sat 2:44 PM85 km53 miles46 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 2:44 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 2:44 PM774 km481 miles418 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 2:44 PM814 km506 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 2:44 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 12:44 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:44 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 3:44 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 2:44 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
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