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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 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' North, Longitude: 169° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.8"1004.44 miwest0° 11' 07.8"12.75 minorth1004.42 mi
24 hours10° 48' 08.3"745.88 mieast4° 17' 48.4"295.27 minorth799.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 6:08 PM808 km502 miles437 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 5:08 PM860 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 7:08 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 6:08 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 5:08 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 7:08 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 5:08 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmWest W
MajuroThu 5:08 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluWed 7:08 PM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 6:08 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth S
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