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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' North, Longitude: 156° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 22.1"1000.43 miwest0° 10' 58.7"12.57 misouth1000.67 mi
24 hours11° 08' 25.7"766.56 mieast4° 32' 26.7"312.00 misouth829.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 5:34 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:34 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:34 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 5:34 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 5:34 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 5:34 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:34 AM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 3:34 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 4:34 AM3329 km2068 miles1797 nmNorthwest NW
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