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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: 51%
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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 31' North
Longitude: 130° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.3"1004.83 miwest0° 11' 39.9"13.36 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 26' 23.8"791.09 mieast4° 43' 55.6"325.16 misouth855.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 4:34 AM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:34 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 4:34 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 4:34 AM3657 km2272 miles1975 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 7:34 AM3707 km2303 miles2002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 6:34 AM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:34 AM3917 km2434 miles2115 nmSoutheast SE
Mexico CityThu 8:34 AM3983 km2475 miles2150 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 4:34 AM4031 km2505 miles2177 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixThu 7:34 AM4041 km2511 miles2182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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