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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' North, Longitude: 156° 44' 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"1004.84 miwest0° 11' 42.1"13.40 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 28' 16.8"793.31 mieast4° 44' 21.9"325.64 misouth857.33 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 AM101 km63 miles55 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 5:22 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 4:22 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 6:22 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 6:22 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 6:22 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 6:22 AM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 5:22 AM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:22 AM2875 km1787 miles1552 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 5:22 AM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmSouthwest SW
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