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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: 28%
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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 32' South
Longitude: 133° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.70 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.6"997.00 miwest0° 11' 33.7"13.24 minorth997.28 mi
24 hours11° 32' 55.4"793.73 mieast4° 39' 40.1"320.30 minorth858.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 3:36 PM723 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 5:06 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 3:06 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 3:06 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 3:06 PM3271 km2032 miles1766 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 8:06 PM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluMon 3:06 PM4075 km2532 miles2200 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 2:06 PM4178 km2596 miles2256 nmWest W
AlofiMon 2:06 PM4185 km2601 miles2260 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 3:06 PM4273 km2655 miles2307 nmWest-southwest WSW
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