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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' South, Longitude: 135° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.16 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.8"982.31 miwest0° 10' 47.0"12.35 minorth982.69 mi
24 hours12° 15' 24.3"831.91 mieast4° 29' 05.4"308.24 minorth892.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 2:54 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 4:24 PM1644 km1021 miles887 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 2:24 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 2:24 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 2:24 PM2817 km1751 miles1521 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 7:24 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 1:24 PM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 1:24 PM3914 km2432 miles2113 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 2:24 PM3947 km2453 miles2131 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 2:24 PM4342 km2698 miles2344 nmNorthwest NW
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