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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 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 06' North
Longitude: 161° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 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' 47.0"1004.92 miwest0° 11' 42.5"13.41 misouth1005.04 mi
24 hours11° 28' 39.5"793.83 mieast4° 44' 26.5"325.75 misouth857.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 6:42 AM510 km317 miles275 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 5:42 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 4:42 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 6:42 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 6:42 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 4:42 AM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 5:42 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteThu 6:42 AM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 6:42 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 4:42 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest W
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