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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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 08' North
Longitude: 159° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 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' 47.5"1004.91 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.40 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 28' 28.7"793.61 mieast4° 44' 24.4"325.71 misouth857.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 6:32 AM247 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 5:32 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 4:32 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 6:32 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 6:32 AM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmNorth N
PapeeteThu 6:32 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 6:32 AM2475 km1538 miles1337 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 5:32 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:32 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 5:32 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmSouthwest SW
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