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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:12:00 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: 50%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 24' North, Longitude: 139° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 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' 50.2"1004.79 miWest0° 11' 40.6"13.37 miSouth1004.92 mi
24 hours11° 27' 02.4"791.81 miEast4° 44' 05.1"325.32 miSouth855.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:12 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:12 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:12 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 7:12 AM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 5:12 AM3318 km2061 miles1791 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 4:12 AM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 5:12 AM3910 km2430 miles2111 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:12 AM3997 km2484 miles2158 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:12 AM4086 km2539 miles2206 nmWest W
Los AngelesThu 7:12 AM4253 km2642 miles2296 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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