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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%

This phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 20' North, Longitude: 145° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 49.5"1004.81 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 misouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 27' 25.5"792.28 mieast4° 44' 10.5"325.42 misouth856.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:34 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:34 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:34 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 5:34 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 4:34 AM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 7:34 AM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 5:34 AM3385 km2104 miles1828 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 3:34 AM3493 km2171 miles1886 nmWest W
AlofiThu 4:34 AM3527 km2192 miles1904 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 3:34 AM4105 km2551 miles2216 nmWest-southwest WSW
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