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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 2:32:00 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' North, Longitude: 141° 14' 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"1000.10 miWest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 miSouth1000.35 mi
24 hours11° 07' 53.4"765.68 miEast4° 31' 41.6"311.14 miSouth828.71 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 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:32 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:32 AM2766 km1719 miles1493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:32 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 6:32 AM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 3:32 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 6:32 AM3900 km2423 miles2106 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 2:32 AM3969 km2467 miles2143 nmWest W
San FranciscoWed 6:32 AM3996 km2483 miles2158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 4:32 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-southwest WSW

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