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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 3:58:00 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: 39%

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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' South, Longitude: 139° 28' 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' 43.9"1001.97 miWest0° 11' 55.0"13.65 miSouth1001.95 mi
24 hours12° 00' 01.9"828.56 miEast4° 43' 00.9"324.12 miSouth886.90 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 miles329 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 5:58 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 5:58 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 7:58 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 5:58 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 5:58 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 4:58 AM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 5:58 AM3730 km2317 miles2014 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:58 AM3733 km2320 miles2016 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 10:58 AM4134 km2569 miles2232 nmSoutheast SE

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