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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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' North, Longitude: 158° 57' 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"1000.56 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 misouth1000.80 mi
24 hours11° 08' 31.6"766.78 mieast4° 32' 34.5"312.17 misouth830.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:44 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 5:44 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:44 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:44 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:44 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 5:44 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:44 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 5:44 AM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:44 AM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 4:44 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmNorthwest NW
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