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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: 61%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 08' North
Longitude: 135° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.0"1000.05 miwest0° 10' 55.4"12.51 misouth1000.30 mi
24 hours11° 07' 41.7"765.42 mieast4° 31' 24.7"310.84 misouth828.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:08 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 4:08 AM2920 km1815 miles1577 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:08 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:08 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmSouth S
Los AngelesWed 6:08 AM3575 km2222 miles1931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 7:08 AM3633 km2257 miles1962 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 6:08 AM3752 km2331 miles2026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 7:08 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 6:08 AM3928 km2441 miles2121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 4:08 AM4011 km2492 miles2166 nmSouthwest SW
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