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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: 19%

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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 145° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.5"982.73 miwest0° 10' 49.0"12.39 minorth983.11 mi
24 hours12° 14' 01.7"830.65 mieast4° 29' 37.7"308.83 minorth891.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 3:36 PM712 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 3:06 PM834 km518 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 3:06 PM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 3:06 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 5:06 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 2:06 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 2:06 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:06 PM2854 km1774 miles1541 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:06 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 1:06 PM3628 km2254 miles1959 nmWest-northwest WNW

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