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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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 51' North
Longitude: 158° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 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' 21.8"1000.55 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 misouth1000.79 mi
24 hours11° 08' 30.5"766.75 mieast4° 32' 33.1"312.14 misouth829.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:42 AM458 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 5:42 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:42 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:42 AM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:42 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 5:42 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:42 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 5:42 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:42 AM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 4:42 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNorthwest NW
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