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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: 50%
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 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 15' North
Longitude: 151° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.2"1004.65 miwest0° 11' 09.9"12.79 minorth1004.63 mi
24 hours10° 48' 32.2"746.52 mieast4° 18' 53.2"296.51 minorth801.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:52 PM716 km445 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 5:52 PM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 5:52 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 4:52 PM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 3:52 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 5:52 PM2870 km1784 miles1550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 5:52 PM2968 km1844 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 4:52 PM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 3:52 PM3548 km2205 miles1916 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 4:52 PM3770 km2343 miles2036 nmSouthwest SW
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