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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: 5%
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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 07' South
Longitude: 168° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.31 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.6"946.77 miwest0° 06' 56.2"7.95 minorth947.11 mi
24 hours346° 01' 39.6"918.67 miwest3° 16' 14.5"224.92 minorth953.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 1:24 PM48 km30 miles26 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSat 1:24 PM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSat 1:24 PM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sat 3:24 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sat 3:24 PM950 km590 miles513 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 3:24 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 1:24 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 2:24 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 3:24 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 12:24 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW
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