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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.

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

UTC time = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:14:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' North, Longitude: 136° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.09 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"1000.01 miWest0° 10' 55.6"12.51 miSouth1000.25 mi
24 hours11° 07' 44.2"765.43 miEast4° 31' 28.4"310.89 miSouth828.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:14 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 4:14 AM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:14 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:14 AM3527 km2191 miles1904 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 6:14 AM3640 km2262 miles1965 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 7:14 AM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 6:14 AM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 4:14 AM3926 km2439 miles2120 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixWed 7:14 AM3964 km2463 miles2141 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 6:14 AM3995 km2482 miles2157 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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