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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.

December Solstice 2014

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, December 22, 2014 at 1:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 167° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.8"944.78 miwest0° 00' 38.4"0.74 minorth944.81 mi
24 hours14° 09' 17.6"927.87 mieast0° 50' 03.3"57.38 minorth931.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSun 12:02 PM236 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSun 12:02 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuMon 12:02 PM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 1:02 PM686 km427 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiMon 12:02 PM710 km441 miles383 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:02 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaMon 12:02 PM831 km516 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 1:02 PM879 km546 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 12:02 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Mon 12:02 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmWest W
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