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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 4:32:00 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' North, Longitude: 170° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 21.2"1000.73 miWest0° 11' 00.8"12.61 miSouth1000.97 mi
24 hours11° 08' 57.3"767.41 miEast4° 33' 07.7"312.78 miSouth830.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 4:32 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 6:32 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 5:32 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 4:32 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 4:32 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 4:32 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 6:32 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 6:32 AM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 5:32 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenThu 4:32 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmWest-southwest WSW

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