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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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 20' North
Longitude: 157° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 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 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.8"1004.58 miwest0° 11' 09.2"12.77 minorth1004.56 mi
24 hours10° 48' 23.9"746.30 mieast4° 18' 31.3"296.09 minorth800.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 6:18 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 6:18 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 5:18 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 4:18 PM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 6:18 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 6:18 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 6:18 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 5:18 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 4:18 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 4:18 PM3305 km2054 miles1784 nmWest W
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