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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 4:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 41' North, Longitude: 170° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1000.74 miWest0° 11' 00.9"12.62 miSouth1000.98 mi
24 hours11° 08' 58.3"767.43 miEast4° 33' 09.1"312.81 miSouth830.79 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandWed 4:34 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 4:34 AM877 km545 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
Kanton IslandThu 5:34 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 6:34 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 5:34 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 4:34 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 4:34 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 4:34 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 6:34 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 6:34 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNortheast NE

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