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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 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 31' South
Longitude: 147° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 54.9"1004.90 miwest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 minorth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 03' 12.6"764.36 mieast4° 35' 03.9"315.01 minorth826.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:52 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 4:52 PM1784 km1109 miles964 nmSouth S
RarotongaTue 4:52 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 3:52 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:52 PM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 4:52 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 3:52 PM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 6:52 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 2:52 PM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 3:52 PM3703 km2301 miles1999 nmSouthwest SW
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