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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 151° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.98 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.9"963.89 miwest0° 09' 12.6"10.55 minorth964.29 mi
24 hours13° 06' 51.3"875.72 mieast4° 01' 00.2"276.12 minorth925.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 2:34 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 2:34 PM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 2:34 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 2:34 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 1:34 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:34 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:34 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 4:34 PM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 1:34 PM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sun 1:34 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmWest W

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