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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 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 03' South
Longitude: 143° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.7"982.69 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 minorth983.06 mi
24 hours12° 14' 21.3"831.00 mieast4° 29' 30.1"308.71 minorth891.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 3:26 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 2:56 PM989 km615 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 4:56 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 2:56 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 2:56 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 1:56 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 1:56 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 2:56 PM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 1:56 PM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 12:56 PM3881 km2411 miles2095 nmWest-northwest WNW
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