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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 173° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 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' 31.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.5"1004.87 miWest0° 11' 44.4"13.44 miSouth1004.98 mi
24 hours348° 29' 26.6"796.03 miWest4° 44' 47.1"326.12 miSouth859.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 6:26 AM76 km47 miles41 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 6:26 AM718 km446 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 6:26 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 6:26 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 6:26 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 5:26 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 5:26 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 7:26 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 5:26 AM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 7:26 AM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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