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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: 10%
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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 11' South
Longitude: 146° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.86 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.9"963.69 miwest0° 09' 10.9"10.52 minorth964.09 mi
24 hours13° 07' 37.3"876.43 mieast4° 00' 28.1"275.53 minorth925.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 2:14 PM440 km273 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeSat 2:44 PM1003 km624 miles542 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 2:14 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 4:14 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 2:14 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 1:14 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:14 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:14 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:14 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:14 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmWest-northwest WNW
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