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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
This phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' North, Longitude: 171° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 meters/second, 1616.4 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' 49.1"1004.41 miwest0° 11' 07.5"12.74 minorth1004.39 mi
24 hours10° 48' 05.4"745.80 mieast4° 17' 39.8"295.11 minorth799.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 5:18 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 6:18 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 6:18 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 7:18 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 5:18 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 5:18 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
MajuroThu 5:18 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 7:18 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
YarenThu 5:18 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 7:18 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
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