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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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 158° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.08 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.9"964.38 miwest0° 09' 15.3"10.61 minorth964.79 mi
24 hours13° 05' 37.6"874.76 mieast4° 01' 51.0"277.11 minorth924.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 3:06 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 3:06 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 2:06 PM1267 km788 miles684 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 3:06 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:06 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 2:06 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 3:06 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 2:06 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 1:06 PM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 1:06 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorthwest NW
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