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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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 22' North
Longitude: 142° 29' 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' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"1004.87 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 misouth1005.00 mi
24 hours11° 27' 14.0"792.11 mieast4° 44' 07.8"325.39 misouth856.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:22 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:22 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:22 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 5:22 AM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 7:22 AM3215 km1998 miles1736 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 4:22 AM3402 km2114 miles1837 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 5:22 AM3643 km2263 miles1967 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:22 AM3755 km2334 miles2028 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:22 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 4:22 AM4346 km2700 miles2346 nmSouthwest SW
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