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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: 50%
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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 30' North
Longitude: 132° 47' 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' 51.1"1004.84 miwest0° 11' 40.0"13.36 misouth1004.97 mi
24 hours11° 26' 32.1"791.26 mieast4° 43' 57.6"325.20 misouth855.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:42 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 4:42 AM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:42 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 4:42 AM3493 km2170 miles1886 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 7:42 AM3830 km2380 miles2068 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 4:42 AM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 6:42 AM3909 km2429 miles2110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:42 AM4041 km2511 miles2182 nmSoutheast SE
PhoenixThu 7:42 AM4145 km2576 miles2238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 6:42 AM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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