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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: 49%
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 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 57' North
Longitude: 173° 58' 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' 45.4"1004.93 miwest0° 11' 43.4"13.43 misouth1005.05 mi
24 hours11° 29' 34.3"794.92 mieast4° 44' 37.0"325.95 misouth858.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 5:32 AM292 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 6:32 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 6:32 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 5:32 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 5:32 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 7:32 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 5:32 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 7:32 AM1853 km1151 miles1001 nmEast E
YarenFri 5:32 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest W
AlofiThu 6:32 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmSouth S
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