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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: 11%
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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 00' South
Longitude: 163° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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' 10.8"964.62 miwest0° 09' 16.8"10.64 minorth965.03 mi
24 hours13° 04' 56.3"874.18 mieast4° 02' 19.3"277.65 minorth924.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 3:24 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSat 2:24 PM824 km512 miles445 nmWest W
AlofiSat 2:24 PM854 km530 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 3:24 PM945 km587 miles511 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 3:24 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:24 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 2:24 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 3:24 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 3:24 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 2:24 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-southwest WSW
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