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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: 29%
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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 15' South
Longitude: 154° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.7"997.65 miwest0° 11' 35.0"13.27 minorth997.92 mi
24 hours11° 30' 52.1"791.80 mieast4° 39' 47.5"320.44 minorth856.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 4:32 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 4:32 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 4:32 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 3:32 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:32 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:32 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 2:32 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 3:32 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 2:32 PM2943 km1828 miles1589 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:32 PM3075 km1911 miles1660 nmNorth N
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