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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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 139° 34' 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"1000.14 miwest0° 10' 56.0"12.52 misouth1000.38 mi
24 hours11° 07' 49.8"765.64 mieast4° 31' 36.6"311.07 misouth828.66 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 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:24 AM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:24 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:24 AM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 4:24 AM3742 km2325 miles2021 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 6:24 AM3796 km2359 miles2050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 3:24 AM3907 km2428 miles2109 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoWed 6:24 AM3914 km2432 miles2114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 7:24 AM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 7:24 AM4152 km2580 miles2242 nmNortheast NE
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