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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: 49%

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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 138° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.0"1004.77 miwest0° 11' 11.3"12.81 minorth1004.76 mi
24 hours10° 48' 49.0"746.95 mieast4° 19' 35.1"297.31 minorth801.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:02 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 5:02 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 5:02 PM2875 km1787 miles1553 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownWed 7:02 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 5:02 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 4:02 PM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 7:02 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 5:02 PM4081 km2536 miles2204 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloWed 8:02 PM4124 km2562 miles2227 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 4:02 PM4185 km2601 miles2260 nmSouthwest SW
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