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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: 40%
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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 24' South
Longitude: 133° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.03 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.14 mi
24 hours11° 59' 22.0"827.92 mieast4° 43' 09.8"324.32 misouth886.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 6:02 AM912 km567 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 5:32 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:32 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 5:32 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 5:32 AM3466 km2154 miles1872 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 10:32 AM3668 km2279 miles1980 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 5:32 AM3816 km2371 miles2060 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 4:32 AM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmWest W
HermosilloFri 8:32 AM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 4:32 AM4328 km2689 miles2337 nmWest-southwest WSW
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