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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' North, Longitude: 124° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.6"999.73 miwest0° 10' 53.6"12.48 misouth999.98 mi
24 hours11° 07' 19.3"764.74 mieast4° 30' 51.1"310.18 misouth827.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 6:24 AM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 7:24 AM3131 km1946 miles1691 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 5:24 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 6:24 AM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasWed 5:24 AM3449 km2143 miles1863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 5:24 AM3496 km2173 miles1888 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 5:24 AM3515 km2184 miles1898 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 3:24 AM3649 km2268 miles1970 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 3:24 AM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaWed 7:24 AM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmEast-northeast ENE

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