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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 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 60' South
Longitude: 148° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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' 27.5"982.92 miwest0° 10' 49.3"12.40 minorth983.30 mi
24 hours12° 13' 42.0"830.43 mieast4° 29' 45.4"309.00 minorth891.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 3:16 PM741 km461 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeSun 3:46 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 3:16 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 3:16 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 5:16 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 2:16 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 2:16 PM2544 km1581 miles1373 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:16 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:16 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 1:16 PM3377 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-northwest WNW
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