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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 13:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' North, Longitude: 127° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.5"999.79 miwest0° 10' 54.0"12.48 misouth1000.04 mi
24 hours11° 07' 24.3"764.88 mieast4° 30' 58.6"310.32 misouth827.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 6:34 AM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 5:34 AM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 7:34 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 3:34 AM3383 km2102 miles1826 nmWest W
PhoenixWed 6:34 AM3393 km2108 miles1832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 5:34 AM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmSouth S
San FranciscoWed 5:34 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmNorth N
Las VegasWed 5:34 AM3531 km2194 miles1906 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 3:34 AM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 3:34 AM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmWest-northwest WNW

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