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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 15:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' North, Longitude: 158° 41' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.8"1000.48 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 misouth1000.72 mi
24 hours11° 08' 31.0"766.71 mieast4° 32' 33.8"312.13 misouth829.94 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 AM464 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 5:44 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:44 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:44 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:44 AM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 5:44 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:44 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 5:44 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:44 AM3017 km1874 miles1629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 4:44 AM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmNorthwest NW

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