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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: 39%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' South, Longitude: 142° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.9"1004.85 miwest0° 11' 38.5"13.33 minorth1004.98 mi
24 hours11° 03' 30.0"764.67 mieast4° 35' 12.7"315.18 minorth827.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 5:02 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 4:32 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 4:32 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 4:32 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 6:32 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 4:32 PM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 3:32 PM3273 km2034 miles1768 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:32 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 3:32 PM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:32 PM3764 km2339 miles2033 nmWest W
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