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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 172° 58' 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"1004.94 miwest0° 11' 44.4"13.44 misouth1005.05 mi
24 hours348° 29' 25.4"796.11 miwest4° 44' 47.3"326.15 misouth859.90 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 AM72 km45 miles39 nmNorth N
YarenFri 6:26 AM688 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 6:26 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 6:26 AM1177 km731 miles636 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 6:26 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 5:26 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 5:26 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 7:26 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 5:26 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 6:26 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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