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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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 07' North
Longitude: 137° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 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"1000.08 miwest0° 10' 55.6"12.51 misouth1000.33 mi
24 hours11° 07' 44.8"765.50 mieast4° 31' 29.3"310.93 misouth828.49 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 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 4:14 AM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:14 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:14 AM3533 km2195 miles1907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 6:14 AM3655 km2271 miles1973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 7:14 AM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 6:14 AM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 4:14 AM3907 km2428 miles2110 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixWed 7:14 AM3983 km2475 miles2151 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 6:14 AM4010 km2492 miles2165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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