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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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 41' North
Longitude: 171° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 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"1000.82 miwest0° 11' 01.0"12.62 misouth1001.05 mi
24 hours11° 08' 58.9"767.50 mieast4° 33' 09.8"312.84 misouth830.87 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 4:34 AM855 km531 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 6:34 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 5:34 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 4:34 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 4:34 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 4:34 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 6:34 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 6:34 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
YarenThu 4:34 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 5:34 AM2581 km1604 miles1393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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