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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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 156° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 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"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"1000.50 miwest0° 10' 58.6"12.57 misouth1000.74 mi
24 hours11° 08' 25.3"766.61 mieast4° 32' 26.0"312.01 misouth829.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:32 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 5:32 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:32 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:32 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 5:32 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 5:32 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 5:32 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:32 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 3:32 AM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 4:32 AM3344 km2078 miles1805 nmNorthwest NW
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