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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 15:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 24' North
Longitude: 140° 03' 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"1004.86 miwest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 misouth1004.99 mi
24 hours11° 27' 03.5"791.89 mieast4° 44' 05.4"325.35 misouth856.03 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 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:12 AM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:12 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 7:12 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 5:12 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 4:12 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 5:12 AM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:12 AM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:12 AM4056 km2520 miles2190 nmWest W
Los AngelesThu 7:12 AM4268 km2652 miles2304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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