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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 03' North
Longitude: 141° 59' 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"1000.19 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 misouth1000.43 mi
24 hours11° 07' 55.0"765.78 mieast4° 31' 44.0"311.21 misouth828.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:34 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:34 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:34 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:34 AM3590 km2231 miles1938 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 3:34 AM3665 km2278 miles1979 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 6:34 AM3675 km2284 miles1985 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 2:34 AM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmWest W
Los AngelesWed 6:34 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Thu 4:34 AM3958 km2459 miles2137 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 6:34 AM4032 km2505 miles2177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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