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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: 18%
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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 12' South
Longitude: 131° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.06 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.0"982.10 miwest0° 10' 46.1"12.34 minorth982.48 mi
24 hours12° 15' 59.7"832.43 mieast4° 28' 51.2"307.97 minorth892.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 2:36 PM943 km586 miles509 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 4:06 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 2:06 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 7:06 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 2:06 PM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 2:06 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 1:06 PM4243 km2636 miles2291 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 1:06 PM4388 km2727 miles2369 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 2:06 PM4415 km2744 miles2384 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 2:06 PM4630 km2877 miles2500 nmNorthwest NW
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