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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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 36' South, Longitude: 147° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"1001.87 miwest0° 11' 54.9"13.65 misouth1001.86 mi
24 hours12° 00' 58.7"829.60 mieast4° 42' 47.8"323.90 misouth887.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:32 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 6:32 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmSouth S
RarotongaFri 6:32 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 5:32 AM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:32 AM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 5:32 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 6:32 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownFri 8:32 AM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 4:32 AM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 5:32 AM3529 km2193 miles1906 nmSouthwest SW
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