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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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' North, Longitude: 146° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 22.4"1000.30 miwest0° 10' 57.2"12.54 misouth1000.54 mi
24 hours11° 08' 05.2"766.06 mieast4° 31' 58.5"311.49 misouth829.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:54 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:54 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:54 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 3:54 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 4:54 AM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:54 AM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:54 AM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 3:54 AM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 6:54 AM3884 km2414 miles2097 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 3:54 AM4052 km2518 miles2188 nmNorthwest NW
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