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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 139° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.12 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 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' 22.9"1000.06 miwest0° 10' 56.0"12.52 misouth1000.31 mi
24 hours11° 07' 49.2"765.57 mieast4° 31' 35.8"311.03 misouth828.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:24 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:24 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:24 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:24 AM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 4:24 AM3760 km2336 miles2030 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 6:24 AM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 6:24 AM3902 km2425 miles2107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 7:24 AM3916 km2433 miles2114 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 3:24 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixWed 7:24 AM4133 km2568 miles2231 nmNortheast NE
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