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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: 39%

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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' South, Longitude: 139° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 43.8"1002.03 miwest0° 11' 55.0"13.65 misouth1002.02 mi
24 hours12° 00' 03.6"828.65 mieast4° 43' 00.4"324.14 misouth886.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 6:28 AM610 km379 miles330 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 5:58 AM1889 km1173 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 5:58 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 7:58 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 5:58 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 5:58 AM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 4:58 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 5:58 AM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:58 AM3707 km2303 miles2002 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 3:58 AM4108 km2553 miles2218 nmWest W
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