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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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' North, Longitude: 141° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 22.8"1000.18 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 misouth1000.42 mi
24 hours11° 07' 53.9"765.75 mieast4° 31' 42.4"311.18 misouth828.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:32 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:32 AM2441 km1516 miles1318 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:32 AM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:32 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:32 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 3:32 AM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 6:32 AM3917 km2434 miles2115 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 2:32 AM3940 km2448 miles2127 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:32 AM4003 km2487 miles2162 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoWed 6:32 AM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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