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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 10' South
Longitude: 148° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.8"963.82 miwest0° 09' 11.8"10.54 minorth964.23 mi
24 hours13° 07' 14.3"876.11 mieast4° 00' 44.1"275.84 minorth925.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 2:24 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 2:24 PM1355 km842 miles731 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:24 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 4:24 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 1:24 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:24 PM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:24 PM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:24 PM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 1:24 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmWest W
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