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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' North, Longitude: 156° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 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"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.0"1000.51 miwest0° 10' 58.7"12.57 misouth1000.75 mi
24 hours11° 08' 26.3"766.63 mieast4° 32' 27.4"312.04 misouth829.84 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 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 5:34 AM1715 km1065 miles926 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:34 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:34 AM2346 km1457 miles1266 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 5:34 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 5:34 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 5:34 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:34 AM3123 km1941 miles1686 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 3:34 AM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 4:34 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmNorthwest NW
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