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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 01' North, Longitude: 144° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 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' 22.7"1000.24 miwest0° 10' 56.8"12.54 misouth1000.49 mi
24 hours11° 08' 00.0"765.92 mieast4° 31' 51.2"311.35 misouth828.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:44 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:44 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:44 AM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 3:44 AM3428 km2130 miles1851 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 4:44 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:44 AM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:44 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 6:44 AM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 3:44 AM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 6:44 AM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmNortheast NE
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