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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: 60%

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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.2"1000.44 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.56 misouth1000.69 mi
24 hours11° 08' 20.0"766.46 mieast4° 32' 18.9"311.87 misouth829.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:22 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 5:22 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 4:22 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 3:22 AM2618 km1626 miles1413 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 5:22 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth S
Apia *Thu 5:22 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 5:22 AM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 4:22 AM3289 km2043 miles1776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 3:22 AM3411 km2120 miles1842 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 4:22 AM3518 km2186 miles1900 nmNorthwest NW
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