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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 50' North
Longitude: 159° 26' 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"1000.57 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 misouth1000.81 mi
24 hours11° 08' 32.8"766.81 mieast4° 32' 36.1"312.20 misouth830.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:46 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 5:46 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:46 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:46 AM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:46 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 5:46 AM2803 km1742 miles1513 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:46 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 4:46 AM2983 km1853 miles1611 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 5:46 AM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 3:46 AM3100 km1927 miles1674 nmWest W
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