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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 3:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' North, Longitude: 159° 10' 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"1000.49 miWest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 miSouth1000.74 mi
24 hours11° 08' 32.2"766.74 miEast4° 32' 35.2"312.16 miSouth829.97 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 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 5:46 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 3:46 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:46 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:46 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 5:46 AM2792 km1735 miles1508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:46 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 5:46 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 4:46 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 3:46 AM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmWest W

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