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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 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 51' South
Longitude: 160° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.69 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.9"983.50 miwest0° 10' 51.8"12.44 minorth983.88 mi
24 hours12° 12' 04.5"829.01 mieast4° 30' 22.4"309.71 minorth889.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 4:06 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouth S
FakaofoMon 3:06 PM1227 km763 miles663 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:06 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 4:06 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 3:06 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:06 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaMon 3:06 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 2:06 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 2:06 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest W
Suva *Mon 3:06 PM2445 km1520 miles1320 nmWest-southwest WSW
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