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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 phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 10' North, Longitude: 157° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 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' 47.7"1004.91 miwest0° 11' 42.1"13.40 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 28' 17.9"793.39 mieast4° 44' 22.0"325.66 misouth857.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 6:22 AM85 km53 miles46 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 5:22 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 4:22 AM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 6:22 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 6:22 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 6:22 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 6:22 AM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 5:22 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:22 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 5:22 AM3164 km1966 miles1709 nmSouthwest SW
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