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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 3:42:00 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 phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 18' North, Longitude: 147° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 49.1"1004.81 miWest0° 11' 41.3"13.38 miSouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 27' 34.1"792.45 miEast4° 44' 12.5"325.46 miSouth856.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:42 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:42 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 5:42 AM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 5:42 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 4:42 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 5:42 AM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 3:42 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmWest W
AlofiThu 4:42 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 7:42 AM3443 km2139 miles1859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 3:42 AM3899 km2423 miles2105 nmWest-southwest WSW

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